Monographs Details: Brassavola martiana Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRAZIL. Amazonas: Rio Negro, von Martius (type) ; Boa Vista, Rio Branco, 1913, G. Kuhlmann 794; Upper Rio Negro basin, Rio Dimiti, at base of Serra Dimiti, epiphyte, flowers yellow and scented. May 12-19, 1948, R. E. Schultes & F. Lopez 10013. BRITISH GUIANA. Barakara, 1920, A. H. Taylor 81; on bank of Potaro River, Tumatumari, epiphyte, July 4-6, 1921, H. A. Gleason 316; Mazaruni Station, epiphyte on Mangos, leaves nearly cylindric, "Sep. and upper pet. pale yellowish-green with a few minute purple spots. Labellum white, fringed, with yellow spot in center at base. Ovary purple-spotted," August 22, 1937, N. Y. Sandwith 1167. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Rio Kuduyari, Cerro Yapobodd, in savanna forest with sandy substrata, about 450 m alt, epiphyte, sepals brownish, lip white, October 5-6, 1951, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 14206, 14247. SURINAM: Saramacca River Headwaters, on tree overhanging Tafelberg Creek, B. Maguire 26200. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Canaima, Salto Hacha, Gran Sabana near Angel Falls, 307 m alt., G. C. K. Dunsterville 137; Rio Parguaza, on river bank 3-5 km below El Carmen (about 50 river km from the mouth), 110 m alt., on limb 5 m above river, flowers yellow, lip white with yellow basal portion, December 24, 1955, J. J. Wurdack ir J. J. Monachino 40928. Amazonas: along Rio Guainia, just below Banderita, 110 m alt., frequent epiphyte, flowers creamcolor, lip white with yellow throat, June 26, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 43191; upper Orinoco (Rio Atacavi) fide E. Foldats; Rio Cataniapo, near Puerto Ayacucho; Rio Parucito, Dunsterville s.n. The type was from BRAZIL.

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