Lycaste viridescens (Oakeley) Oakeley 2007 SECTION Lycaste Photo by Lourens Grobler and his Flickr Orchid Webpage

Plant and Flowers Photo by The Ecuagenera Website


Common Name The Green Lycaste

Flower Size

Found in Peru

Part of the L macrophylla complex consisting of L dowiana, L guatemalensis, L leucantha, L macrophylla, L measuresiana, Lycaste occulta, L panamensis, L puntarenasensis, L x sanderae, L fuscina, L xanthocheila, L xytriophora,

Synonyms Lycaste macrophylla subsp. viridescens Oakeley 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 as L macrophylla ssp viridescens; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; *Orchid Digest 71: 207 Oakley 2007