Restrepia trichoglossa

Restrepia trichoglossa



















Restrepia trichoglossa F.Lehm. ex Sander, Sander's Orch. Guide: 215 (1901).

This name is accepted.

Distribution:    Mexico (Chiapas) to Peru

79 MXT 80 COS GUA HON NIC PAN 83 CLM ECU PER



Twenty-two flowers and 23 buds on 43 inflorescences carried just above the densely packed foliage of a 20-cm diameter plant; dorsal sepal erect, paddle-shaped, translucent, overlaid rich red-maroon centrally; petals thread-like, dark maroon, thickened at apex; lateral sepals fused, held horizontally, L-shaped, chartreuse-yellow, proximal half overlaid with dense, very dark maroon dots, coalescing into lines as they approach the base; lip strap-shaped, light orange, side-lobes small, traingular; substance fairly firm; texture matte.



NS 2.6 cm vert x 1.1 hor

DS 1.8 x 0.2

PET 1.3 x 0.01

LS 2.9 x 0.3

Lip 1.0 x 0.2



CHM 83 from Toronto, 20151337



Restrepia lankesteri is a synonym of trichoglossa.


















Restrepia
trichoglossa
, award 20151337, has been confirmed to be  Restrepia trichoglossa by SITF( Feb 2015).


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