Monographs Details: Koellensteinia kellneriana Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Pakaraima Mountains, Mt. Ayanganna, Imbaimadai, 550 m alt., frequent terrestrial, flowers yellowish green with purple lip, February 1, 1955, B. Maguire, W. M. C. Bagshawe & C. K. Maguire 40560. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, 1200-1800 m alt., Im Thurn 61; Philipp Swamp, 1500-1600 m alt., November 11, 1927, G. H. H. Tate 343; Rio Carrao, on floor of fairly light open woods, G. C. K. Dunsterville 315; Auydn-tepui, on the high plateau, 1100 m alt., September 1937, F. Cardona 107 (as Cyrtopodium eburneum B. Rodr.); Alto Caroni, vicinity of Sta. Elena de Uairen, terrestrial in woods, flowers green, April 25, 1946, T. Lasser 1624; Ilu-tepui, Gran Sabana, 900-1000 m alt., occasional terrestrial in savanna in Kamarang headwaters, flowers wholly greenish white, March 6, 1952, B. Maguire 33308; same locality, 1200 m alt., in drainage of Rio Kamarang, northwest of San Raphael, infrequent terrestrial, flowers greenish white with purple-spotted lip, March 26, 1952, Maguire 33615; Rio Uiri-yuk, La Escalera, 150 m alt., along river in vicinity of Base Camp, frequent terrestrial, leaves erect, plaited, scape purple, capsule dull purple, August 23, 1962, B. & C. K. Maguire & J. A. Steyennark 46950 (this collection is wholly fruiting, so the determination is uncertain) . COLOMBIA and PERU. The type was from VENEZUELA.
Distribution:Guyana South America
| Venezuela South America
| Colombia South America
| Peru South America