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Barbel Orchid

©Lou Jost

Order: Asparagales


Scientific Name:Teagueia barbeliana

IUCN Red List status: New to Science


An orchid species named for in honor of WLT council member Albertino Abela's mother, Barbel. The species was discovered by Lou Jost in the Cerrro Candelaria area of the Pastaza watershead.

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