Psilochilus hatschbachii Kolan. 2014 Drawing by Kolanowska, Naczk & Jaskula Herbarium-based studies on taxonomy, biogeography and ecology of Psilochilus (Orchidaceae)

EARLY

Common Name Hatschbach's Psilochilus [Brazilian Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Parana State of Brazil at elevations around 110 metErs as a small to medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with a rosette of 3 to 5, narrowly ovate, obtuse, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect, 2.4" [6 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying cream-lavender colored flowers with a lip flushed with dark red.

Can only be confused with P dusenianus but P hatschbachii differs in the mid lobe of the lip being elliptic and the lateral sepals and petals are falcate.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Herbarium-based studies on taxonomy, biogeography and ecology of Psilochilus (Orchidaceae) Drawing fide

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