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Notes on Peruvian Pterichis (Orchidaceae) — Two New Species and an Addition to the Flora
- Kolanowska, Marta, Olędrzyńska, Natalia
- Annales botanici Fennici 2015 v.52 no.1–2 pp. 41-45
- Orchidaceae, flora, habitats, new species, Peru
- Pterichis macbridei Kolan. and P. cajamarcae Kolan. (Orchidaceae) are described and illustrated as new species based on Peruvian material. Their taxonomic affinities are discussed and information on their habitat ecology is provided. Pterichis diuris is reported for the first time from Peru and the name is lectotypified. An updated identification key to Peruvian species of Pterichis is presented.