Brachionidium restrepioides (Hoehne) Pabst 1975

Drawing by Carl Luer

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing of Yolanda restrepioides by Hoehne

Deep shade Warm Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Restrepia-Like Brachionidium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janiero states of southern Brazil at elevations of 800 to 1300 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by imbricating, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaf that blooms fall and winter on an erect, slender, arising from near the apex of the ramicaul with a bract near the middle and at the base, 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with an infundibular, mucronate, as long as the ovary floral bract.

" The TYPE drawing by Hoehne has the lip inacurately drawn. In reality it is the same as that of B dungsii a purple colored flower now considered to be a synonym of B restrepioides." Luer 1995

Synonyms Brachionidium dungsii Pabst 1972; Yolanda dungsii (Pabst) Brieger 1976; *Yolanda restrepioides Hoehne 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconographia de Orchidaeceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Yolanda restrepioides drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Yolanda restrepiodes; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as B dungsii drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 8 449 - 512 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1976 as Yolanda dungsii; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 8 449 - 512 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1976 as Yoland restrepioides; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XII Systematics of Brachionidium Luer 1995 drawing fide; Lankesteriana 19(3) 2019 as Yolanda restrepioides drawing fide

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