Monographs Details: Lepanthopsis floripecten (Rchb.f.) Ames
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Auydn-tepui, forest of Rio Churiin, "Drago" Camp, Pannier ir Schwabe 1803 fide E. Foldats; Auydn-tepui, cumbre de la parte norte de la seccion sur (division occidental del cerro): a lo largo del Rio Churiin, vecindad del campamento sur, 1690 m alt., in riverine forest, epiphyte on small tree 1.5-2 m up, leaves pale green, coriaceous, flowers dull magenta. May 2, 1964, J. A. Steyermark 93220; same locality, cumbre de la parte norte de la secci6n sur (división occidental del cerro) : a lo largo del Rio Churiin al pie de "Second Wall" de arenisca, desde el campamento norte, 5 km hacia el noreste, 1660 m alt., in moist mossy riverine forest, epiphyte on tree branch, leaves pale beneath, flowers buff to dull magenta. May 12, 1964, Steyermark 93778, 93786; Chimantd Massif, Torono-tepui, 1760-1880 m alt., in Clusia forest on slopes of Middle Falls of Rio Tirica below Summit Camp, on mossy branch, leaves coriaceous, erect, maroon above and pale green beneath, sepals pale stramineous suffused with lilac, upper one divaricate, petals and lip dull madder, column pale yellow, March 1, 1955, J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 1209; at K m 125, south of El Dorado. about 770 m alt., in fairly tall damp forest, G. C. K. Dunsterville 499. Amazonas: Mt. Duida, Savanna Hills, 1350 m alt., epiphyte in woods, August 1928-April 1929, G. H. H. Tate 825; Cerro Huachamdcari, Rio Cunucunuma, 1100 m alt., near stream in slope rain forest at Camp 2, on tree, inflorescence with flowers in three planes, flowers wine-red, December 16, 1950, B. Maguire, R. S. Cowan ir J. J. Wurdack 29934. MEXICO, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA, COLOMBIA (fide Schlechter), ECUADOR, BRAZIL and PERU. The type of Pleurothallis floripecten was from VENEZUELA.

Discussion:

Pleurothallis floripecten Reichb. f., Bonplandia 2: 25. 1854.

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