Psilochilus sanderianus Kolan. 2014 Drawing by Kolanowska, Naczk & Jaskula Herbarium-based studies on taxonomy, biogeography and ecology of Psilochilus (Orchidaceae)

Common Name Sander's Psilochilus [English Nurseryman 1800's]

Flower Size

Most likely found in Brazil but only known from a collection in the 1800's sent to Sander & Co. and with out the lower part of the stem, the upper leavves are sessile to subsessile, narrowly ovate, petiolate base leaves that blooms onan erect, rachis to .92" [2.3 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

This orchid is closest to P modestus but P sanderianus differs in the narrowly elliptic lip middle lobe with is apically retuse versus suborbicular.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Herbarium-based studies on taxonomy, biogeography and ecology of Psilochilus (Orchidaceae) Drawing fide

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