Ponthieva vasqueziae Becerra 2006

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo/TYPE Drawing by Edwin Becerra

Full ShadeCoolFall

Common Name or Meaning Ponthieva Vazquez's Ponthieva [Peruvian Daughter of Rodolfo Vazquez, Botanist 2000's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found Pasco department of Peru in humid lower montane forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with herbaceous, rosulate, villose, elliptical to ovate-elliptic, acuminate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, erect, scapose, terminal, racemose, 7.2 top [18 to 30 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with broadly lanceolate floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 # 12 2006 Drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 3 2007 photo fide; *AOS Bulletin Vol 76 #6 2007 photo fide;