Embreea herrenhusana ( Jenny ) Jenny 2002

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Flower From Underneath Photo by Dick Hartley Foxdale Orchids


Common Name The Herrenhauser Embreea [Garden in Hanover Germany]

Flower Size 4 3/4 to 5 1/2" [12 to 14 cm]

Found in Morona Santiago Ecuador as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with rectangular to ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, gray-green, plicate, petiolate, broadly lanceolate leaves and blooms in the spring on a pendant, basal, to 10" [25 cm] long, inflorescence enveloped almost completely by chartaceous sheaths and carrying a single flower

Synonyms *Embreea rodigasiana ( Claes ex Cogn. ) Dodson var. herrenhusana Jenny 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo as E rodigasiana var herrenhusana; *Australian Orchid Review Vol 67 No 1 2002 photo; Caesiana Vol 22 Stanhopea Part 2 Jenny 2004 drawing/photo fide; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010 photo good