Pescatoria lalindei (Linden) Dressler 2005 Photo courtesy of Chorizo Londono

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Common Name La Linde's Pescatoria [Colomiban Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Santander Colombia without locality as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 6 to 10 oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, fragile in texture leaves that blooms in the late spring through summer on a 4.8" [12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Batemannia lalindei Linden 1873; Bollea lalindei (Linden) Rchb.f. 1874; Zygopetalum lalindei (Linden) Rchb.f. 1874

References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Bollea lalindei; Encylopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Bollea lalindae; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 7 1981 photo as Bollea lalindae; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 as Bollea hemixantha photo fide; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 as Bollea lalindei photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 as Bollea lalindei; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 errata = B lalindei; Huntleya and Related orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 26 No 1 2009 photo as Bollea lalindei var cuasialba