Kew Bulletin

, Volume 68, Issue 2, pp 305–308

Sarcoglottis catharinensis (Orchidaceae): a new species from Brazilian Atlantic Forest

  • Werner Siebje Mancinelli
  • Eric de Camargo Smidt

DOI: 10.1007/s12225-013-9460-2

Cite this article as:
Mancinelli, W.S. & de Camargo Smidt, E. Kew Bull (2013) 68: 305. doi:10.1007/s12225-013-9460-2


A new species, Sarcoglottis catharinensis Mancinelli & E. C. Smidt, found in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, is described and illustrated. The species was collected in Serra Quiriri, Garuva municipality, Santa Catarina State and grows in montane forest on turfy soil. It is differentiated from the remaining Sarcoglottis C. Presl species by the truncate and rostrate apex of the lip.

Key Words

Brazil Santa Catarina Serra do Mar Spiranthinae 

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© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Siebje Mancinelli
    • 1
  • Eric de Camargo Smidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade Federal do Paraná, Setor de Ciências BiológicasCuritibaBrazil

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