Sudamerlycaste fimbriata (Poepp. & Endl.) Archila 2002SECTION Ciliatae Oakley 2008 Photo by Eric Hunt

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Common Name The Small-Haired Suamerlycaste

Flower Size to about 4" [to about 10 cm]

A medium sized, cold to warm growing epiphytic or lithophytic species found in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2800 meters under scrub in rocky soil with shady conditions and, in river canyons and on decaying tree stumps, with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 deciduous leaves that blooms in the later winter and early spring on a laxly erect, several at once, to 4" [10 cm] long inflorescence with nocturnally fragrant, waxy, long-lived flowers.

Synonyms Dendrobium ciliatum Parish 1864; Ida fimbriata (Poepp. & Endl.) A. Ryan & Oakeley 2003; Lycaste barringtoniae var. grandiflora Hook. f. 1868; Lycaste fimbriata (Poepp. & Endl.) Cogn. 1898; Maxillaria fimbriata Poepp. & Endl. 1836;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854 as Lycaste mesochlaena; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1856 as Lycaste ciliata; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Lycaste ciliata; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as Lycaste fimbriata drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Lycaste ciliata; The Genus Lycaste Fowlie 1970; Orchid Digest Vol 38 no 3 1974 drawing/photo fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 447 Dodson 1982 as Lycaste mesochlaena; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 935 Dodson 1984; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0090 Dodson & Bennett 1989 as L ciliata; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0090 Dodson & Bennett 1989 as L lata; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991; AOS Bulletin Vol 60 No 5/323 1991; AOS Bulletin Vol 60 No 5/325 1991; AOS Bulletin Vol 60 No 5/325 1991 as L lanipes; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 078 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing notOrchid Digest Vol 58 No 1 1994 as Lycaste ciliata photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 1998 as L fimbriata photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 11 2000 photo as Lycaste fimbriata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 COS 2002 as Lycaste fimbriata photo fide; ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 COS 2002 as L costata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 COS 2002 as L fimbriata; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 1 2007 photo; Orchid Digest Vol 77 No 1 2008 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 2 2008 photo as Lycaste ciliataLycaste, Ida and Anguloa, The Essential Guide Oakley 2008; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo fide; An Illustrated Field Guide to the Orchids of the Yotoco Forest Reserve Colombia Kolanowska, Escobar, Sanchez & Szlachetko 2011 drawing good/photo ok

Lycaste fimbriata var lanipes

Common Name The Wooly Sudamerlycaste

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 2500 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing e[i[hyte or lithophyte with short, broad pseudobulbs

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa, The Essential Guide Oakley 2008

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