Resumen

Peru has inherited one of the greatest biodiversities of the planet. The orchid genus Phragmipedium has several representatives in the country. They are listed in Appendix 1 of CITES, restricted from international trade. 

Palabras clave: Phragmipedium, DNA markers, ITS sequences, AFLP sequences, Phragmipedium kovachii, Phragmipedium boisserianum