Plectrophora tucanderana Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 TYPE Drawing by © Dodson & Vasquez and Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 369 1989

Common Name The Hacienda La Tucandera Plectrophora [where the type was collected in Cochabamaba]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in tropical wet forests at elevations around 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovate, close set pseudobulbs enveloped basally by foliaceous sheaths carrying a single apical, rigid, united dorsally ventrally, linear-ligulate, acumiante leaves taht blooms in the summer on a short, axillary, fasiculate, successively single, several flowered inflorescnece carrying clear yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 275 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995