Lockhartia latilabris C.Schweinf. Drawing by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Wide Lip Lockhartia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Guyana in fairly dense forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with pendentlaterally flattened stems enveloped completely by imbricating leaf bases carrying equitant, linear, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal to subterminal from the upper axils, short, racemose, single successively 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with pale, suborbicular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing fide;