Lockhartia rugosifolia M.A.Blanco 2014

Side View of Flower

TYPE Drawing Photos by Mark Whitten/TYPE Drawing by Blancoand Four new Species of Lockhartia Blanco 2014 The Research Gate Website

Common Name The Rough Leaved Lockhartia

Flower Size .24 to .44" [6 to 1.1 cm]

Found in Amazonas Peru on the eastern side of the Andes at elevations around 1200 to 1600 meters as a pendulous, small to large sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, more or less flexible stems carrying 38 to 72, marcescent, unifacial, laterally flattened, narrowly triangular in side view, acute, rugulose-fovelate leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on an axillary and or terminal, to 11 per stem, rachis mostly enveloped by bracts, exposed portion .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] long, more or less sequentially, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescnece with amplexicaul, conduplicate, narrowly triangular to ovate, acute, scarious floral bracts and carrying pendulous to resupinate, campanulate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 89 Bennett & Dodson 1989 as L parthenocomos drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 Escobar 1998 as L sp #1060 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 as L parthenocomos photo fide; Orchids of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 as L sp photo fide; *Phytotaxa 162 (3) 2014 Four new Species of Lockhartia Blanco 2014 drawing/photo fide;