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13 December 2002 Encyclia altissima (Orchidaceae) new for Cuba
María Del Carmen Fagilde Espinosa, Eddy Martínez Quesada
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Abstract

Encyclia altissima, so far known from the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti, is recorded for Cuba from the Sierra de Mariana, Guantánamo province. For the Cuban population, a description and illustration, distribution data and conservation status are given.

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María Del Carmen Fagilde Espinosa and Eddy Martínez Quesada "Encyclia altissima (Orchidaceae) new for Cuba," Willdenowia 32(2), 319-321, (13 December 2002). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.32.32213
Published: 13 December 2002
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