Ponthieva hermiliae, a new species of orchidaceae in the cordillera yanachaga (Oxapampa, Pasco, Peru)

A new species of Ponthieva was found in the mountains of Yanachaga Chemillén, on a pre-montane forest at 1400 m in the central jungle of Peru. It is similar to P. pilosissima, but can be distinguished by the presence of a callus on the lip and by the color of the petals, which are boldly veined in P...

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Autor Principal: Valenzuela Gamarra, Luis
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Inglés
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/11742
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21098
Sumario: A new species of Ponthieva was found in the mountains of Yanachaga Chemillén, on a pre-montane forest at 1400 m in the central jungle of Peru. It is similar to P. pilosissima, but can be distinguished by the presence of a callus on the lip and by the color of the petals, which are boldly veined in P. pilosissima and inconspicuously striped in P. hermiliae.