A new species of Campylocentrum (Orchidaceae:Angraecinae) from Colombia


  • Marta Kolanowska Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation, University of Gdańsk, al. Legionów 9, 80-441 Gdańsk, Poland
  • Óscar Alejandro Pérez-Escobar Cll 2 sur No 9-11 Bugalagrande, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
  • Edicson Parra Sánchez Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia-Sede Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia




Orchidaceae, Angrecinae, Campylocentrum palominoi, Colombia, new species


Campylocentrum palominoi, a new species from the western Cordillera of the Andes, department of Valle del Cauca (Colombia), is described and illustrated. This species is similar to C. brenesii, from which it differs mainly by the subequal, ovate, obtuse lobes of the 3-veined lip, abscense of papillae at the middle lobe and the saccate spur which is widened towards the apex. 


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Kolanowska, M., Pérez-Escobar, Óscar A., & Parra Sánchez, E. (2012). A new species of Campylocentrum (Orchidaceae:Angraecinae) from Colombia. Lankesteriana: International Journal on Orchidology, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.15517/lank.v12i1.18269

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