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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/19/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 11/19/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Paxt. Flow. Gard. 2:152, fig. 216. 1851-52.
Synonym Brassavola lineata Hook. in Bot. Mag. 79: t. 4734. 1853.
Description Pendent epiphytic herbs up to about 80 cm. long. Stems 2-7 cm. long, 0.2-0.5 cm. in diameter, cylindrical, unifoliate. Leaves 40-80 cm. long, 0.3-2 cm. in diameter, terete, fleshy. Inflorescence borne from the rhizome on short peduncles (stems?), 1-, rarely 2-,flowered, much shorter than the leaves. Sepals and petals 7-8 cm. long, 0.3-0.6 cm. broad, linear, acute. Lip 5.5-6.5 cm. long and 2.5-3.5 cm. broad; base unguiculate, cucullate, enfolding the column; an- terior part orbicular to orbicular-cordate, acute or acuminate, prominently veined.
Distribution Panama, reported also from Costa Rica and Guatemala.
Specimen CHIRIQUI: "province of Chiriqui," alt. 1200 m., Powell 102; "Chiriqui province," Svihla s.n.; Boquete District, alt. 1200 m., Davidson 683.
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