Brassavola revoluta Barb. Rodr. 1882

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower Photos by Luiz Felipe Varela and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

Part shadeCold LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Revolute Epidendrum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and southern Brazil as a small sized epiphyte that blooms in the late winter and early spring.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band I Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 42/3 2001;