A new species of Coryanthes (Orchidaceae) from southern Venezuela.
Submitted by dkinney on October 19, 2010 - 7:58am
Coryanthes pegiae, Venezuela, hypochile, epiphyte, ant nests
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.
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