Lankesteriana, a new genus in the pleurothallidinae (orchidaceae)

Citation data:

Lankesteriana, ISSN: 1409-3871, Vol: 13, Issue: 3, Page: 319-332

Publication Year:
2014
Usage 610
Abstract Views 610
Captures 8
Readers 8
Social Media 2
Shares, Likes & Comments 2
Citations 20
Citation Indexes 20
Repository URL:
http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/14368; http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21085
DOI:
10.15517/lank.v13i3.14368
Author(s):
Karremans, Adam P.
Publisher(s):
Universidad de Costa Rica
Tags:
Agricultural and Biological Sciences; anathallis; lankesteriana; specklinia; stelis; phylogenetics; systematics
article description
We estimated phylogenetic relationships within Anathallis and related genera using Bayesian analyses of nrITS sequence data. The genus is biphyletic in the molecular trees. A novel generic concept, Lankesteriana, is proposed for the species Anathallis barbulata and 19 close relatives. The genus is more closely related to some species of Trichosalpinx and Zootrophion than to Anathallis s.s. Species previously transferred from Pleurothallis subgen. Acuminatia sect. Acuminatae to Anathallis, are here transferred to Stelis, to which they are related phylogenetically. A few additional transfers to Anathallis are made. Lankesteriana is described and characterized, and the necessary taxonomic transfers are made. © Universidad de Costa Rica, 2014.