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.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995 drawing fide;

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