Chaubardia klugii (C. Schweinf.) Garay 1973 Photo by © Lourens Grobler

Side View Of Flower Photo courtesy of Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelova zemedelská a lesnická univerzita v Brne, Brno, Czech

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Common Name Klug's Chaubardia [Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast and Collector mid 1900's]

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in montane cloud forests at elevations around 200 to 1700 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with small [when present] flattenned, pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several sheaths with the uppermost being leaf-bearing carrying a single, apical, thin, obovate, acuminate, plicate leaf that narrows basally to become subpetiolate and blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, axillary, single flowered, 2" [5 cm] long inflorescence.

Synonyms Andinorchis klugii (C.Schweinf.) Szlach., Mytnik & Górniak 2006; Cochleanthes klugii (C.Schweinf.) R.E.Schult. & Garay 1959; *Zygopetalum klugii C Schweid. 1952

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones planetarum Tropicarum plate 910 Dodson 1984 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0024 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Bolivia plate 0312 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 1 COS 1990 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 27 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo good; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmusen 2005 drawing good/photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2014 photo fide

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