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