Lockhartia latilabris C.Schweinf. Drawing by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Drawing Drawing by Foldats

Common Name The Wide Lip Lockhartia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Guyana in fairly dense forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with pendentlaterally flattened stems enveloped completely by imbricating leaf bases carrying equitant, linear, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal to subterminal from the upper axils, short, racemose, single successively 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with pale, suborbicular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 quinta parte Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing fide;