Lockhartia pittieri Schltr. 1913

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Plant and Flower Photos courtesy of Belize Botanic Gardens and their Belize Botanic Garden Webpage

full shadeHot CoolFall EARLYSpring

Common Name Pittier's Lockhartia [Swiss Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia at elevations of sealevel to 400 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with distichous, foliaceous stems enveloped completely by imbricating, linear-lanceolate to narrowly triangular, obliquely acute to acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall through early spring on an axillary, very short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Lockhartia integra Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930; Lockhartia variabilis Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 132 Dodson 1980 as L integra drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 825 Hamer 1983 as L integra drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 as L integra drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 1991 as L integra photo not; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 as L integra; Native Colombioan Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 as L chocoense photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 as L integra drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 1 2006 photo; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2005 as L chocoensis drawing /photo fide