Collection Details

Species: Altensteinia boliviensis Rolfe

Orchidaceae Altensteinia boliviensis Rolfe
R. E. Repasky , M. Ccana Avenda├▒o 382

Collection Date: 11 May 2006
Determined By: E. A. Christenson
Determination Date: 11 September 2007
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Cusco

Subregion: Paucartambo Province

Closest Town: Paucartambo

Locality Description: Wayquecha Cloud Forest Research Station, Kos├▒ipata Valley, between Paucartambo and Pilcopata.

Locality Site Specific: Wayqichas trail.

DD Latitude: -13.1865

DD Longitude: -71.5876

Min. Elevation: 2974 m


Habitat Description: Disturbed hillside

Habitat: Aerial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Terminal inflorescence, terrestrial, size 2, shade 2, light yellow lip with white fringe, lip is the biggest, white column with brown center, sepals are yellow and turn brown, bottom sepal curls down, petals are smaller with hair, brown bracts

Min. Height: 0.3 m

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Wayqecha Cloud Forest

Project: Wayqecha Botany