Check List 13(6): 1131-1137, doi: 10.15560/13.6.1131
Vanilla bahiana Hoehne and Vanilla pompona Schiede (Orchidaceae, Vanilloideae): two new records from Maranhão state, Brazil
expand article infoAlessandro Wagner Coelho Ferreira, Miguel Sena de Oliveira§, Eduardo Oliveira Silva|, Diego Sousa Campos, Emerson Ricardo Pansarin#, Elidio Armando Exposto Guarçoni|
‡ Universidade Federal do Maranhão, São Luís, Brazil§ Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Caxias, Brazil| Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Codó, Brazil¶ Federal University of Maranhão, Codó, Brazil# Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
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We present here the first records of Vanilla bahiana and Vanilla pompona from Maranhão state, northeastern Brazil. Both species were collected in a gallery forest, in areas of Cerrado vegetation at Caxias municipality. This work contributes with knowledge on the geographical distribution of the species in northeastern Brazil.
Cerrado vegetation; Neotropics; orchids