Lophiaris maculata (Aubl.) Ackerman 2000

photo by Claude W Hamilton and Hamlyn Orchids Website

Another Flower

photo by Bill Bergstrom

Common Name The Spotted Lophiaris - In Cuba Guataca de Burro

Flower Size .35" [.7 cm]

Found in Florida, Bahamas?, Cuba, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Windward Islands, Mexico?, Guatemala?, Honduras?, Nicaragua?, Colombia, Venezuela, French Guiana and northern Brazil at elevations around 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Epidendrum maculatum Aubl. 1775; Epidendrum undulatum Sw. 1788; Oncidium maculatum (Aubl.) Urb 1918; Oncidium maculatum var. herbaceum Lindl. 1855; Oncidium maculatum var. russellianum Lindl. 1855; Oncidium undulatum [Sw.]Salisb. 1812; Trichocentrum maculatum (Aubl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2001; Trichocentrum undulatum (Sw.) Ackerman & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as Oncidium carthagenense; AOS Bulletin Vol 44 #8 1975 as Oncidium carthagenense; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 as Oncidium undulatum photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 4 2002 as O undulatum photo fide; Orchids of Cuba 2005 as Trichocentrum undulatum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #3 2016 as Epidendrum undulatum drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #3 2016 as Oncidium panduriferum drawing fide; Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade photo fide; Lankesteriana 18: 189-92 2018