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LYCASTE ORCHIDS - THE SPECIES

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Lycaste aciantha
(Reichb. f.) Reichb. f.
Bonplandia, Vol. III, p. 216, (1855)
= Maxillaria aciantha

Lycaste acuminata
Reichb. f.
Bonplandia, Vol. III, p. 216, (1855)
= Maxillaria acuminata

Lycaste alba
Cockerell
Torreya, Vol. XIX, p. 11, (1919)
= Lycaste skinneri alba

Lycaste andreettae
Dodson
Icones Plantarum Tropicarum, Plate 443, (1982)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador, Colombia

Lycaste antioquiensis
Hort. ex Gentil
Pl. Cult. Serres Jard. Bot. Brux. 113, (1907) nomen
= ?

Lycaste arnoldiae
Hort.
Ex Gartenfl. XLI: 183, (1892)
= ?

Lycaste aromatica
(Graham ex Hooker) Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol.29:p.16; (1843)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala

Lycaste aromatica var. majus
-
-
= Lycaste suaveolens

Lycaste balsamea
A. Richard ex Lindley
Portefol. Hort. Paris 1: 250, (1847)
= Lycaste cruenta

Lycaste barbifrons
Lindley
Annals of Natural History, XV:383 (1845)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste barringtoniae
(J.E. Smith) Lindley
Icones Pict. t. 15, (1793)
Section: Fimbriatae
Jamaica

Lycaste barringtoniae var. grandiflora
Hooker
Botanical Magazine, vol.94, t.5706, (1868)

Lycaste biseriata
Klotzsch
-
= Lycaste candida

Lycaste bradeorum
Schlechter
Fedde, Repert. Beih. XIX:p. 138, (1923)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Lycaste brevispatha
Klotzsch
Allgemeine Gartenzeitung, Vol. XIX: p. 217-218, (1851)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Paradeciduosae
Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Lycaste campbellii
C. Schweinf.
Sargentia, VIII:p. 103, t.1, (1949)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Panama, Colombia

Lycaste candida
Lindley
Paxton's Flower Garden, II:37-38, (1851)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Paradeciduosae
Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama

Lycaste chrysoptera
Morren
Ann. Soc. Bot. Gand, Vol. V, t.232, (1849)
= Lycaste deppei

Lycaste ciliata
(Ruiz & Pavon) Lindley
Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. & Chili, vol.1, p.221, (1798)
Section: Fimbriatae
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Lycaste ciliata rossyi
(Hoehne) Fowlie
Engler's Botanische Jahrbuch, Vol. 68, p. 138, (1937)
Section: Fimbriatae
Brazil

Lycaste cinnabarina
Rolfe
Orchid Review, Vol. I: p. 303, (1893)
= Lycaste denningiana

Lycaste cobbiana
Hort. ex Williams/Reichb. f.
Orchid Growers Manual, 6th. ed., p. 376, (1885)
Section: Fimbriatae
Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru

Lycaste cochleata
Lindley
Paxt.'s Flow. Gard. Vol.1:p. 126, (1850-51)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico, Guatemala

Lycaste colombiana
Ospina
Mutisia, 71: p. 9-12, (1988)
= Lycaste hirtzii

Lycaste conica
Hort. ex Lindley
Gardener's Chronicle, p. 788, (1855)
Section: Fimbriatae
= form of ciliata group

Lycaste consobrina
Reichb. f.
Botanische Zeitung, Vol.X:p. 669, (1852)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico

Lycaste costata
Hooker
Bot. Mag. Vol. 94, t. 5706, (1868); Vol. 1, 4th, t. 8020
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru & N. Colombia

Lycaste crinita
Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol.XXX:p. 39, (1844)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico

Lycaste cristata
Nichols
Dict. Gard. II 304
= Paphinia cristata

Lycaste crocea
Hort. ex Reichb. f.
Fowlie's: The Genus Lycaste, p. 72
= Lycaste fulvescens

Lycaste cruenta
(Lindley) Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol. XXIX:p. 16, (1843)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico,Guatemala, El Salvador

Lycaste crystallina
-
-
Section: -
Costa Rica
= new specie

Lycaste denningiana
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronical Vol. 2, p. 808, (1876)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru, Ecuador

Lycaste deppei
(Lodd.) Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol.XXIX:p. 15, (1843)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala

Lycaste deppei var. praestans
L. Linden
Lindenia, Vol. XIV, t. 639, (1898)
= Lycaste deppei

Lycaste deppei var. punctatissima
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronical Vol. 15, p. 717, (1881)
= Lycaste deppei

Lycaste diastasia
Bennett & Oakeley
-
Section: -
-

Lycaste dowiana
Endres & Reichenbach
Gardener's Chronicle, Vol. II: p. 194, (1874)
Section: Macrophyllae
Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, S-America

Lycaste dyeriana
Sander ex Rolfe
Gardener's Chronicle, Vol. II: p. 49, (1895)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste farinosa
Kraenzlin
Notizblatt Berlin Bot.Gard., Vol. 7: p. 427, (1920)
Section: -
Colombia
= ?

Lycaste filomenoi
Schlechter
Fedde Repert. Beih. 8, p. 100, (1921)
= Lycaste macrophylla subsp. filomenoi

Lycaste fimbriata
(Poepp.& Endl.) Cogniaux
Martius., Fl. Bras., Vol.III, pt. 5, p. 455, (1898)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador, Peru

Lycaste fimbriata var. peruviana
(Rolfe) C. Schweinf.
Bot. Mus. Leafs. Harv. Univ., Vol. II, p. 199, (1944)
= Lycaste peruviana

Lycaste flavescens
-
Gardener's Chronicle, fig. 67, (?)
= Lycaste fulvescens

Lycaste fowliei
Oakeley
Orchid Digest, Vol. 58-1, p. 23, (1994)
Section: Fimbriatae
Latin America

Lycaste fragrans
Oakeley
Orchid Digest, Vol. 58-1, p. 20, (1994)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador

Lycaste fulvescens
Hooker
Botanical Magazine, Vol. LXX: t. 4193, (1845)
Section: Fimbriatae
Colombia

Lycaste gigantea
Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol. XXIX, misc. p. 15, (1843)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru, Ecuador, Colombia

Lycaste grande
Fowlie ex Oakeley
Fowlie's: The Genus Lycaste, p. 82-84, (1970)
Section: Fimbriatae
Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia

Lycaste grandiflora
(H.B.K.) Beer
Prakt. Stud. Orch. 265, (1854)
= Maxillaria grandiflora

Lycaste harrisoniae
Don ex Loud.
Encyc. Pl. Suppl. II, 1468, (?)
= Bifrenaria harrisoniae

Lycaste hennisiana
Kraenzlin
Orchis, Vol. I, no. 5, p. 33, (1906)
Section: Fimbriatae(?)
Colombia
= Lycaste schilleriana(?)/gigantea(?)

Lycaste heynderyexii
Morren
Ann. Soc. Bot. Gard., Vol. 1, t. 9, (1845)
Section: Fimbriatae
-
= Lycaste longipetala = gigantea

Lycaste hirtzii
Dodson
Icones Plantarum Tropicarum, plate 444, (1982)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador, Colombia

Lycaste horichii
Hort.
Fowlie's: The Genus Lycaste, p. 38, (1970)
Costa Rica
= Lycaste tricolor

Lycaste inodora
Hort.
-
= Bifrenaria inodora

Lycaste jamesiana
Hort.
The Garden, Vol. XXXV, p. 502, (1889)
= Lycaste skinneri

Lycaste jarae
Bennett & Christenson
Orchid Digest, Vol. 60-1, p.14-17, (1996)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste jugosa
Nichols
Dict. Gard., Vol. II, p. 304, (?)
= ?

Lycaste lanipes
Lindley
Gardener's Chronicle, p. 212, (1842)
Section: Fimbriatae
= Lycaste fimbriata

Lycaste lasioglossa
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, Vol. 32, p. 215 (1872)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Guatemala, Mexico(?)

Lycaste lasioglossa var. melenacra
Cogniaux
Chron. Orch. Vol. II, p. 10, (1904)
= Lycaste lasioglossa

Lycaste lata
Rolfe
Kew Bulletin, p. 370-371, (1910)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru
= Lycaste trifoliata

Lycaste lata (non Rolfe)
Dodson & Bennett
Icones Plantarum Tropicarum, plate 0092, (1989)
Section: Fimbriatae
-

Lycaste lawrenceana
Hort. , Reichb. f.
Walper's Anns. Bot. Syst. Vol. VI: 604, (1861)
= Lycaste brevispatha / candida

Lycaste leiantha
Richard ex Beer
Prakt. Stud. Fam. Orch., p. 263, (1854)
= Lycaste deppei

Lycaste leucantha
Klotzsch
Allgemeine Gartenzeitung, 18: p. 402, (1850)
Section: Macrophyllae
Costa Rica, Panama (N)

Lycaste leuco-flavescens
Hort.
Fowlie's: The Genus Lycaste p. 45 (1970)
= Lycaste leucantha

Lycaste lindeniana
Hort.
Kew Bulletin, 65, (1891)
= ?

Lycaste linguella
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, p. 738, (1871)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador

Lycaste locusta
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, Vol. 11, p. 524, (1879)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste longipetala
(Ruiz & Pavon) Garay
Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. & Chil., Vol. 1, p. 220, (1798)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru, Ecuador, Colombia
= Lycaste gigantea

Lycaste longipetala (non R.& P.)
Fowlie
Fowlie's: The Genus Lycaste p. 82-84 (1970)
= Lycaste grande

Lycaste longiscapa
Masters
Gardener's Chronicle, p. 358, (1928)
Section: Fimbriatae
Ecuador, Peru

Lycaste longisepala
C. Schweinf.
Bot. Mus. Leafs. Harv. Univ., Vol. XV, p. 157, t. 50, fig. 125, (1952)
= Lycaste schilleriana

Lycaste luminosa
Oakeley
AOS Bulletin, Vol. 60: nr. 7, p. 638-639, (1991)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Paradeciduosae
Costa Rica (?)

Lycaste macrobulbon
(Hooker) Lindley
Botanical Magazine, Vol. 72, t.4228, (1846)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Colombia

Lycaste macrobulbon var. Youngii
Rolfe
Lindenia, Vol. VIII, t. 368, (1892)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Colombia

Lycaste macrophylla
(Poepp. & Endl.) Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol. 29: misc. p. 14, (1843)
Section: Macrophyllae
Centr./South America - Peru

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. desboisiana
(Cogniaux) Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Costa Rica; Panama

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. desboisiana f. alba
(Cogniaux) Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
NC Costa Rica

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. filomenoi
(Schlechter) Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Peru

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. macrophylla
(Lindley) Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Peru

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. measuresiana
(Williams) Fowlie
Orchid Album Vol. VII, t. 306, (1887)
Section: Macrophyllae
Amazonas

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. neglecta
(Schlechter) Fowlie
-
Section: Macrophyllae
Bolivia
= ?

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. orinocoensis
Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Colombia

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. panamanensis
Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Panama

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. panamanensis f. alba
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
Colombia

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. plana
(Lindley) Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Costa Rica; Panama

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. puntarenasensis
Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Costa Rica; Panama

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. viridescens
Oakeley
AOS Bulletin, Vol. 60, nr. 7, (1991)
Section: Macrophyllae
?

Lycaste macrophylla subsp. xanthocheila
Fowlie
Lasca Leaves, IV: p. 37-45, (1964)
Section: Macrophyllae
Costa Rica

Lycaste macropogon
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, Vol. 48,p. 200, (1888)
Section: ?
Costa Rica
= Lycaste lasioglossa (?)

Lycaste mathiasae
Kennedy
Orchid Digest, p. 59-61, (1978)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste mattogrossensis
Luckel
Die Orchidee, Vol. 42-2, p. 55-59, (1991)
?

Lycaste maxibractea
Bennett & Oakeley
?
Section: ?
?
new specie

Lycaste mesochlaena
Reichb. f.
Bonplandia, Vol. II, p. 98, (1854)
Section: Fimbriatae
= Lycaste fimbriata

Lycaste mesochlaena (non Reichb. f.)
Fowlie
Fowlie: The Genus Lycaste, p.79-81, (1970)
Section: Fimbriatae
= Lycaste fowliei

Lycaste mexicana
Rafinesque
Fl. Tellur. , Vol. 2, p. 51, (1836)
= Lycaste deppei

Lycaste mezae
Bennett & Oakeley
?
Section: ?
?
new specie

Lycaste micheliana
Cogniaux
Rev. Hortic. , Vol. 72,p. 264, (1900)
= Lycaste crinita

Lycaste nana
Oakeley
Orchid Digest, Vol. 58-1, p. 23, (1994)
Section: Fimbriatae
Latin America

Lycaste neglecta
Schlechter
Fedde Repert. XXVII: 66, (1929)
Bolivia
= ?

Lycaste peruviana
Rolfe
Kew Bulletin, p. 160, (1910)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste plana
Lindley
Botanical Register, Vol. 28, misc. p. 85, (1842)
= Lycaste macrophylla subsp. plana

Lycaste pleiochroma
Reichb. f.
Hamb. Gart. p. 179, (1860)
= Lycaste macrobulbon

Lycaste powellii
Schlechter
Fedde Repert. Beih. 17: p. 65, (1922)
Section: Macrophyllae
Panama

Lycaste puydtii
Nichols
Dict. Gard., Vol. II, p. 304, ( ? )
= ?

Lycaste randi
Nichols
-
= Paphinia cristata

Lycaste reichenbachia
Gireoud ex Reichb. f.
Bonplandia, p. 324, (1856)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste rossiana
Rolfe
Orchid Review, Vol. I, p. 239, (1893)
= Lycaste cruenta (?)

Lycaste rossiana (non Rolfe)
Cogniaux & Goosens
Icon. des Orch. Lycaste, t. 4, june (1897)
= Lycaste X Cobani

Lycaste rossyi
Hoehne
Engl. Jahrb. IXVii: 138, (1937)
= Lycaste ciliata subsp. rossyi

Lycaste saccata
A. Richard
Portef. Hortic. Paris, 2: 149, (1848)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
Mexico, Guatemala

Lycaste schilleriana
Reichb. f.
Bonplandia, Vol. III, p. 67, (1855)
Section: Longisepala
Peru, Colombia, Suriname

Lycaste skinneri
Lindley
Botanical Register, Misc. 15, (1843)
Section: Macrophyllae
Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador

Lycaste skinneri alba
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste skinneri armeniaca
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste skinneri Ipala alba
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste skinneri Ipala rosea
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste skinneri rosea
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste sordida
Klotzsch
-
= Lycaste candida

Lycaste strobelii
Hort.
-
Section: Fimbriatae
= ?

Lycaste suaveolens
Summerhayes
Botanical Magazine, t. 9231, (1931)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
El Salvador

Lycaste sulphurea
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, 17: 218, (1882)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Xanthanthae
El Salvador
= Lycaste cruenta (?)

Lycaste tetragona
Lindley
Botanical Register, Misc. 49, (1843)
= Bifrenaria tetragona

Lycaste tricolor
Klotzsch
Allgemeine Gartenzeitung, Vol. XX: p. 185-186, (1852)
Section: Deciduosae subsect. Paradeciduosae
Costa Rica, Panama

Lycaste trifoliata
Lehmann ex Masters
Gardener's Chronicle, 17: 529, (1895)
Section: Fimbriatae
Peru

Lycaste tyrianthina
Loud.
Hort. Brit. Suppl. III, p. 582
= Bifrenaria tyrianthina

Lycaste virginalis
(Scheidweiler) Linden
Lindenia, Vol. IV: 22, (1888)
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste virginalis alba
Scheidweiler
Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Brux., Vol. IX: 25, (1842)
Section: Macrophyllae
-

Lycaste wittigi
Reichb. f.
Gardener's Chronicle, II: 654, (1878)
= ?

Lycaste xytriophora
Linden & Reichenbach
Saunder's Refugium Botanicum, Vol. II: t. 131, (1872)
Section: Macrophyllae
Ecuador

Lycaste xytriophora subsp. chocoensis
-
-
Section: Macrophyllae
Colombia

 

Source:   Lycaste Orchids

 

References:

Dr.Henry F.Oakeley. "Lycaste Species The Essential Guide"  ISBN 0 9521461 0 X (1993)

Dr.Henry F.Oakeley. AOS Bulletin Volume 60 (year 1991)  series of articles

Dr.J.A. Fowlie. "The Genus Lycaste" (1970)

A.F.W. Alcorn. "Lycaste Orchids, Cultivation and Hybridisation"  ISBN 0 646 14321 2 (199?)

P.C. Tomlinson. "Lycaste & Anguloa, A Cultural Guide". Published by The Wellington Orchid Society Inc. ISBN 0 908684 02 9 (?)

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