Lockhartia longifolia (Lindl.) Schltr. 1919

Photo Courtesy Of Christian Gegenbauer

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz , plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Part sunCoolTo HotFallandWinter

Common Name The Long-Leafed Lockhartia

Flower Size 1/3" [.9 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia? in very wet montane cloud forests at elevations of 350 to 2600 meters as a small to medium sized, pendant growing , hot to cool growing epiphyte with an elongated pendant stem carrying many imbricating, disitchous, basally clasping, obliquely and narrowly triangular leaves that blooms in the fall and winter in the northern hemisphere on a shorter than the leaves, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence arises from along the axils of the leaves towards the apex of the stem.

Synonyms *Fernandezia longifolia Lindl. 1846; Lockhartia hologlossa Schltr. 1920; Lockhartia platyglossa Rchb. f. 1876; Lockhartia unicornis Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920 as L hologlossa; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920 as L unicornis; AOS Bulletin Vo 38 No 6 1969; Fieldiana Biology, Vol 33, 1st Supple. to the Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1970; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1959 drawing not = L parthenocomos; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 errata = L parthenocomos; Orchids of Venezuela An illustrated field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 133 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Orchids from The Coast Of Ecuador Arosemana, Jurado, Estrada and Konanz 1988 photo not; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II plate 0245 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995 drawing good; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;

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