Collection Details

Species: Pleurothallis obovata (Lindl.) Lindl.

Orchidaceae Pleurothallis cf. obovata (Lindl.) Lindl.
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 775a

Collection Date: 10 June 2009
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 10 June 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Madre de Dios, northern margin. One km down river from communidad Lagarto - Plot Lag #15. Aguajal Lagarto.

DD Latitude: -12.6451

DD Longitude: -69.7814

Elevation: 200-250 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte. Flowers tiny, white.

Habit: Epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Lagarto

Project: Aguajal Project