Collection Details

Species: Habenaria sp.1

Orchidaceae Habenaria sp.1
J. P. Janovec , A. K. Neill, M. A. Chocce, M. C. Douglas, L. Ccoyo Cordova, 2818

Collection Date: 29 February 2004
Determined By: M. A. Chocce
Determination Date: 1 June 2004
Institution: USM


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Cusco

Subregion: Paucartambo Province

Closest Town: Paucartambo

Locality Description: Trail from Esperanza to Rio Tunel, from cloud forest to dry steep slope. Wayqecha Cloud Forest Research Station, Kosñipata Valley, between Paucartambo and Pilcopata.

Locality Site Specific: Wayqecha Cloud Forest.

DD Latitude: -13.19

DD Longitude: -71.5888

Elevation: 2400-2900 m


Habitat Description: Cloud forest vegetation mixed with grassland.

Habitat: Terrestrial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Terrestrial on steep dry sunny ledge growing in grasses and lichens on rock surface. Sepals green, the dorsal sepal forming a hood over the column. Petals modified like tentacles, the bottom one split into three parts (lip) and the lateral petals slender, filiform. All petals green. Column green with liquid on the surface around the hole leading to the saccate, spurform nectary.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Wayqecha Cloud Forest

Project: Wayqecha Botany