Myoxanthus bolivianus Karremans, I.Jiménez & M.Zárate

Rojas-Alvarado, Gustavo, Blanco, Mario A. & Karremans, Adam P., 2021, A taxonomic synopsis and morphological characterization of Myoxanthus (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), Phytotaxa 507 (3), pp. 211-258 : 230

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.507.3.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5484775

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0E3EF64D-FFB4-8507-FF26-FA2CFB41F8AD

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Marcus

scientific name

Myoxanthus bolivianus Karremans, I.Jiménez & M.Zárate
status

 

4. Myoxanthus bolivianus Karremans, I.Jiménez & M.Zárate in Karremans & Vieira-Uribe (2020: 202).

TYPE: BOLIVIA. Cochabamba: Prov. Carrasco, Parque Nacional Carrasco, 20 km entrando de Monte Punco a Pajcha, cerca al túnel Hidroeléctrica Ivirizu, 17º27’16”S, 65º16’33”W, 2100 m, bosque montano pluvial, ladera empinada, 8 Jan 2019, Zárate 6551 & Bayá (holotype: GoogleMaps BOLV!; isotype: LPB!).

Distribution: — Bolivia.

Notes:— This recently described species has the proliferous habit and flowers similar to M. epibator , from which it differs in the longer sepals (5.5–6.0) with slender tails (vs. 4.5 mm and clavate), lip yellowish suffused with purple (vs. lip dark purple) with a prominent erect callus at the base (vs. lacking a tall basal callus).

BOLV

Nacional Forestal Martín Cárdenas

LPB

Herbario Nacional de Bolivia, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés