Huntleya apiculata (Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1916 Drawing By Rchb.f , Courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Apiculate Huntleya

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Colombia in very wet rainforests on the western cordillera at elevations around 300 meters as a hot growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Batemannia apiculata Rchb.f. 1876

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 38 no 3 1974 photo hmm; Orchid Digest Vol 48 No 6 1984; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo not correct; Die Orchideen lieferung 27 Schlechter/Brieger 1993; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo maybe; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo ok; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008

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