Lycaste sebastianii Archila 2011 SECTION Lycaste

TYPE Photo by Fredy Archila


Common Name Sebastian's Lycsate [Guatemalan Sebastian Hernandez Samayoa Orchid Conservationist]

Flower Size 4.8" [12 cm]

Found in Alta Verapaz department of Guatemala at elevations around 600 to 700 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with brilliant, subglobose pseudobulbs carrying 3, ribbed, plicate, elliptical leaves that blooms in the late spring on an erect, provided with a single bract similar to the floral bract, 2.4" [6 cm] long, rachis flattened, single flowered inflorescence with a orbicular, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Guatemalensis 14(1): 24 Archila 2011 Drawing/photo fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018