First record of Andinia panica (Orchidaceae) from Colombia

Marta Kolanowska 1 , 2 , Ramiro Medina Trejo 3 ,  and Dariusz L. Szlachetko 4
  • 1 Department of Geobotany and Plant Ecology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, 90-237, Łódź, Poland
  • 2 Global Change Research Centre AS CR, , 60300, Brno
  • 3 , Colombia
  • 4 Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Gdansk, 80-308, Gdańsk, Poland


Andinia panica, previously known exclusively from the type locality in Ecuador, is reported for the first time from Colombia. Characteristic of population found in Valle de Sibundoy is provided together with photographs of the specimen and information about its habitat. Moreover, the comparative morphology of species included in Andinia subgenus Minuscula, is presented together with the key to species identification.

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