Lockhartia tenuiflora M.A.Blanco 2014

TYPE Drawing Photo/TYPE Drawing by Mario Blanco and Four new Species of Lockhartia Blanco 2014

Common Name The Thin Flowered Lockhartia

Flower Size .48 to .64" [1.2 to 1.6 cm] tall

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1100 to at least 1900 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with apparently erect, more or less rigid stems carrying 38 to 55, laterally flattened, narrowly triangular in side view, obtuse to rounded apically leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on both terminal and axillary, visible protion .4 t o1" [1 to 2.5 cm] long, more or less simultaneously 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence with amplexicaul, widely ovate to suborbicular, cordate, obtuse to apiculate, expanded to campanulate floral bracts and carrying widely opening, resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 as L biserra #887 photo fide; *Phytotaxa 162 (3) 2014 Four new Species of Lockhartia Blanco 2014 Drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 1 2017 photo good;