Baskervilla pastasae Garay 1978

Photo by Andreas Kay and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Collection sheet

Collection sheet and Drawing by Harling, Storm and Strom and The Herbaria Virual Austral Americano Website

Full shade cool Fall

Common Name The Pastaza Baskervilla [A Province of Ecuador]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Pastaza Ecuador in pluvial montane forests at elevations around 1100 to 1300 meters as a large sized [with the inflorescence], cool growing terrestrial with basal, in a rosette, ovate, acute, elongate petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, to 3' [90 cm] long, cylindrical, loosely many flowered inflorescence carrying non resupinate, green turning pinkish with age flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Fl. Ecuador 9(225: 1): 210 Garay1978 drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Series II Plate 404 Dodson 1989 Drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005;