Ada andreettae Dodson 1993Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Full shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name or Meaning Father Andreetta's Ada [Ecuadorian Priest and Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with elliptic-ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped basally by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, lanceolate to linear-oblong, obtuse, conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring on an axillary, 6" [15 cm] long, 7 to 9 flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Brassia andreettae (Dodson) Senghas 1997; Brassiopsis andreettae (Dodson) Szlach. & Górniak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1993 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Brassia andreettae; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006

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