A new <i>cyrtochilum</i> (orchidaceae: oncidiinae) from Sierra Nevada de santa marta in Colombia


  • Stig Dalström 2304 Ringling Boulevard, unit 119, Sarasota FL 34237, U.S.A. Lankester Botanical Garden, University of Costa Rica, Cartago, Costa Rica and National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, Bhutan




cyrtochilum, orchidaceae, oncidiinae, new species, colombia, santa marta, sierra nevada, taxonomy


A new species of Cyrtochilum from the isolated region of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia is described and illustrated, and compared with similar species. It is distinguished from other Cyrtochilum species by the violet color of the sepals and petals, in combination with the pandurate lip lamina with a large and protruding nose-like central callus keel.


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Dalström, S. (2013). A new &lt;i&gt;cyrtochilum&lt;/i&gt; (orchidaceae: oncidiinae) from Sierra Nevada de santa marta in Colombia. Lankesteriana: International Journal on Orchidology, 12(3). https://doi.org/10.15517/lank.v0i0.11686

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