Lockhartia lepticaula D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001

Another Angle

Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name The Slender Stemmed Lockhartia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Huanuco department of Peru in wet montane forests at elevations of 780 to 950 meters as a medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte with elongate, laterally compressed stems enveloped completely by imbricating, equitant, triangular, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on 3 to 4, axillary, below the stem apex, racemose to paniculate, short to .8" [2 cm], 2 to 4 flowered inflorescnece with amplexicaul, infundibulbiform, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 678 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014;