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Zhukowskia, a new orchid genus from Mesoamerica

Dariusz L. SZLACHETKO, Roberto GONZÁLEZ TAMAYO & Piotr RUTKOWSKI

en Adansonia 22 (2) - Pages 235-238

Published on 29 December 2000

A new Mesoamerican orchid genus, Zhukowskia Szlach., R. González & Rutk. (Spiranthoideae, Cyclopogoninae), is described and illustrated. Its taxonomic position versus Pelexia and Sarcoglottis is briefly discussed. Three new combinations are proposed: Zhukowskia cerina (Lindl.) Szlach., R. González & Rutk., Z. lobata (Lindl.) Szlach., R. González & Rutk. and Z. smithii (Rchb. f.) Szlach., R. González & Rutk.

Keywords :

Zhukowskia, Orchidaceae, Mesoamerica