!Chaubardiella tigrina (Garay & Dunst.) Garay 1969

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Common Name The Tiger Striped Chaubardiella

Flower Size 1 3/4" [4 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru in rather moist forests at elevations around 400 to 700 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs and having a loose fan-shape of narrowly elliptic, conduplicate towards the base leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on a basal, 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

Synonyms *Chaubardia tigrina Garay & Dunst. 1961; Stenia tigrina (Garay & Dunst.) Foldats 1968

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 as Chaubardia tigrina drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen XV Part 4 Foldats 1970 as Stenia tigrina drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0026 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 photo good; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Dodson Vol 1 1993 Photo ok; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, Ejsmont, Sawicka, Rutkowski and Baranow 2012 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2013 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo hmm;