Coryanthes villegasiana Peláez

, Orquideologia 24(2): 100 (99-113; figs. 1-22; plate) (2006).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Orquideologia; Revista de la Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia. Medellin
24(2): 100 (99-113; figs. 1-22; plate)
Date of Publication
dt. Dec 2005; issued in 2006
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
N. Peláez NP0059
Mun. de San Roque: on the road between San José del Nus and Caracolí, foothills of the Central Cordillera, alt. 800-1100 m
Collection Date
Feb 2005
Type Herbaria
holotype HUA
isotype HUA
Distribution Of Types
Antioquia (Colombia, Western South America, Southern America)
Type Remarks
Type collection, originally collected by Nestor Giraldo in Feb 2003, flowered in cultivation at Orquifollajes


specific name honors: Francisco Villegas, an orchid grower in Medellín