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1 April 2012 A New Species of Psilochilus (Triphoreae, Orchidaceae) from Colombia
Marta Kolanowska, Dariusz L. Szlachetko
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A new Psilochilus species from the Western Cordillera of Colombia, Psilochilus vallecaucanus is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to P. macrophyllus, from which it differs by a long-clawed lip with obscure, obtuse lateral lobes. The relevant morphological features are illustrated. A key to the species of Psilochilus is provided. The information about the ecology and distribution of the new species is provided.

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Marta Kolanowska and Dariusz L. Szlachetko "A New Species of Psilochilus (Triphoreae, Orchidaceae) from Colombia," Systematic Botany 37(2), 352-355, (1 April 2012).
Published: 1 April 2012
new species
Valle del Cauca
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