Lockhartia ludibunda Rchb.f. 1857

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name The Playful Lockhartia

Flower Size

Found in Bolivia and southern Brazil in subtropical forests at lower elevations as a miniature sized, warm to cool , pendulous growing epiphyte with elongate stems carrying many, distichous, imbicating, triangular leaves that blooms in the fall on an apical, short, single flowered inflorescence with an inflated floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Bolivia plate 0346 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odonoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide