Inti M.A.Blanco

, Lankesteriana 7(3): 524 (2007).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Lankesteriana : la revista cientifica del Jardin Botanico Lankester, Universidad de Costa Rica
7(3): 524
Date of Publication
Dec 2007
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Type Information

Type Name
I. chartacifolia (Ames & C. Schweinf.) M. A. Blanco (Maxillaria chartacifolia Ames & C. Schweinf.)


Etymology: named after Inti, the Sun God of the Inca culture. The long and narrow leaves radiating from a congested shoot are reminiscent of the rays of a rising sun. (vide author). Gender: Having no botanical tradition, author gave this generic name a feminine gender (cf., Vienna Code Art. 62.3)