Eriopsis amazonica Kolan. & Szlach. 2014 TYPE Drawing by Kolan. & Szlach

Part shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Amazonas Eriopsis [A department of southeastern Colombia]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Amazonas department of Colombia in flooded forests at elevations around 30 meters as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with cylindrical, apically trifoliate pseudobulbs carrying leathery, oblanceolate to subspathulate, acute, attenuate towards the base leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, to 16" [40 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence carrying yellow with rose-maroon marginss, whitish distally and somewhat purple spotted flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 51: 26 Kolan. & Szlach. 2014 drawing fide