Vol. 76 No. 2 (2021)

On the status of the genus Hybochilus, with a new combination in Leochilus (Orchidaceae: Oncidiinae)

Franco Pupulin
Lankester Botanical Garden, University of Costa Rica, P.O. Box 302-7050 Cartago
Published September 7, 2021
  • Leochilus candelariae,
  • nomenclature,
  • Rodriguezia candelariae,
  • Trichocentrum,
  • taxonomy,
  • typification
  • ...More
How to Cite
Pupulin, F. (2021). On the status of the genus Hybochilus, with a new combination in Leochilus (Orchidaceae: Oncidiinae). Webbia, 76(2), 289-293. https://doi.org/10.36253/jopt-10856


The name Rodriguezia inconspicua, proposed as a replacement name for Trichocentrum candidum, is a homotypic synonym of the latter, as well as the new combinations based on the same name. The genus Hybochilus, typified by Rodriguezia inconspicua, is reduced into synonymy under Trichocentrum. A new combination, Leochilus candelariae, is proposed to accommodate the species from Costa Rica. Rodriguezia candelariae is typified.


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