A new species and a new record in <i>Trichosalpinx</i> (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Peru
Keywords:Trichosalpinx, Pleurothallidinae, Peru, taxonomy
A new species in Trichosalpinx is described, illustrated, and compared with similar species, and a new record for Peru is described and illustrated. A brief history of the genus is provided. Trichosalpinx reticulata is most similar to T. carmeniae, but differs with a reticulated, gray-green leaf; a longer inflorescence; and a lip with a pair of low, rounded basal lobes and an obtuse apex. Trichosalpinx acremona is recorded from Peruvian collections.
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