Panarica tinukiana [Bogarín & Karremans] in ed.

Photo by © Diego Bogarin and Prosthechea tinukiana sp. nov. (Orchidaceae: Laeliinae): an update of theProsthechea prismatocarpa complex

Common Name The Cerro Tinuk Panarica

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in dwarf elfin windswept paramo at elevations around 2450 meters as a medium sized, cold growing lithophyte or terrestrial with an elongate rhizome enveloped by brown bracts and giving rise to pyriform, ovoid, laterally xomplanate, elongate pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong-elliptic, coriaceous, conduplicate, acute, retuse, narrowing below into the conduplicate, subsessile base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, racemose, arising through a papery spathe at the apex of the pseudobulb, to 6.8" [17 cm] long, overall, rachis to 2.4" [6 cm] long, to 9 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Prosthechea tinukiana Bogarín & Karremans 2015

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Turkish Journal of Botany 39(3) · February Bogarin & Karremans 2015?drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 as Prosthechea tinakiana photo fide