Translator Disclaimer
20 December 2011 Three new species of the genus Takulumena (Orchidaceae, Epidendrinae) from Ecuador and Peru
Author Affiliations +
Abstract

The genus Takulumena of subtribe Epidendrinae, segregated from Epidendrum in 2006 by Szlachetko and co-authors with two species, T. vazquezii and T. sophronitoides, is easily distinguishable from Epidendrum by the monopodial type of growth and the basal, continuously growing inflorescences. Three new species of Takulumena from Ecuador and Peru are described, illustrated and their taxonomic affinities are briefly outlined. Two further species are transferred to Takulumena from Epidendrum and the corresponding new combinations are made. An identification key to all seven species of Takulumena is provided.

See the PDF.

References

  1. D. L. Szlachetko , J. Mytnik-Ejsmont , A. Romowicz & H. B. Margońska 2006: Takulumena Szlach., eine neue Gattung der Subtribus Epidendrinae (Orchidaceae) aus Ecuador / a new genus of the subtribe Epidendrinae (Orchidaceae) from Ecuador. — Orchidee (Hamburg) 57: 325– 329. Google Scholar

  2. E. Hágsater & Soto Miguel 2005: Epidendrum. — Pp. 236–251 in: A. M. Pridgeon , P. J. Cribb , M. W. Chase & F. N. Rasmussen (ed.), Genera Orchidacearum 4. — Oxford: Oxford University. Google Scholar

  3. E. Hágsater 2008: The genus Epidendrum, 7. — Icones Orchid. (Mexico) 11: t. 1101—1200. Google Scholar

  4. B. Thiers 2008+ [continuously updated]: Index herbariorum: a global directory of public herbaria and associated staff. — Published at  http://sweetgum.nybg.org/ih/ Google Scholar

© 2011 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.
Dariusz L. Szlachetko, Joanna Mytnik-Ejsmont, Magdalena Dudek, and Marcin Górniak "Three new species of the genus Takulumena (Orchidaceae, Epidendrinae) from Ecuador and Peru," Willdenowia 41(2), 295-299, (20 December 2011). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.41.41211
Published: 20 December 2011
JOURNAL ARTICLE
5 PAGES


SHARE
ARTICLE IMPACT
Back to Top