Lockhartia chocöensis Kraenzl.1923 Photo by © Bogarin, Used under permission of the Lankester's Epidendra Website CR

Full Shade Hot

Common Name The Choco' Lockhartia [An area of NW Pacific coastal Colombia]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica, Panama, Choco' department of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, pendant, hot growing epiphyte with elongate, pendant stems enveloped completely by imbricate leaf-bearing sheaths with each carrying an elongate-triangular, acute, "y"-shaped in crossection leaf that blooms on an axillary, towards the apex, 1/2" [1.25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a few bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing/photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo not = L pittieri; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2005 drawing not/photo not = L pittieri; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing/photo hmm; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 photo fide