Native to Costa Rica.
Edited 23 January 2008
© Nina Rach
This new species was collected by C.K. Horich in September 2000 at 800-900 m elevation, in Cartago, Turrialba, Costa Rica (east side of the Cordillera de Talamanca). It flowered in cultivation at Jardín Botánico de Múnich-Nymphenburg, Germany. The holotype is in the USJ herbarium.
Photos at left by Kelvin Bush of a plant identified by Gunther Gerlach.
Gunther Gerlach and Jorge Beeche (30 Dec. 2004), "____________," in: Lankesteriana 4(3):217 (216-221, figs. 4-9).
International Plant Names Index [IPNI],
Orchid Research Newsletter No. 47 (ORN 47, Jan. 2006), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew,