A new species of Coryanthes (Orchidaceae) from southern Venezuela.

Author(s): 
Romero, G.A.
Year: 
1986
Journal: 
Selbyana
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
1
Page Range: 
147–148
Keywords: 
Coryanthes pegiae, Venezuela, hypochile, epiphyte, ant nests
Abstract: 
Coryanthes pegiaeRomero, sp. nov., from the Territorio Federal Amazonas of Venezuela is described. Its closest ally is C. rutkisii Foldats, from which it differs in its deeply emarginated hypochile and overall coloration.