Collection Details

Species: Chaubardia surinamensis Rchb.f.

Orchidaceae Chaubardia surinamensis Rchb.f.
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 411

Collection Date: 26 October 2008
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 26 October 2008
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Careterra Cusco Km 37.5 - Comunidad Mercedes. Aguajal Mercedes.

DD Latitude: -12.695

DD Longitude: -69.4693

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 200-250 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte. Flowered in nursery on january 25.. Flower yellow, lip white with purple tuft.

Habit: Epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Mercedes

Project: Aguajal Project