Phragmipedium lindenii (Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams 1975 SECTION Phragmidedium

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Joseph Dougherty

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of William Cardona L of Colombia

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Common Name Linden's Phragmipedium [Belgian Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm] wide / 16" [40 cm] long

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru on roadside banks at elevations of 1200 to 2850 meters as a large sized, cold to warm growing lithophyte or terrestrial that is similar to P caudatum but differs in having a simple lip blooming in the late fall and early winter.

Synonyms Cypripedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) J.H. Veitch 1889; Cypripedium caudatum var. uropedium Kraenzl. 1897; Cypripedium lindenii (Lindl.) Van Houtte 1870; Paphiopedilum caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Brongn. ex Stein 1892; Paphiopedilum lindenii (Lindl.) Alberti & Borge Pett. 1994; Phragmipedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1903; Phragmipedium lindenii (Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams 1975; Selenipedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Chapm. 1901; Selenipedium lindenii (Lindl.) G. Nicholson 1887; *Uropedium lindenii Lindl. 1846;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Phragmopedilum caudatum var lindeni; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 2 1966 photo; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 6 1970 drawing as P caudatum var lindeni; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing good; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 49 No 3 1980 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 11 1981; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 4 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 7 2002 drawing; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo ok; Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 2 2004; Australian Orchid Review Vol 69 No 6 2004/5 photo; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Oncidium Vol 2 Koniger 2005; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide

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