*Trichopilia brasiliensis Cogn.1906 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista

Full Shade HotCool

Common Name The Brasilian Trichopilia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Para, Maranhao, Mato Grasso, Goias and Espirito Santo states of Brazil at elevations of 200 to 1000 meters on a plateau with scattered hills as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, almost cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, long-lanceolate, shallowly terete, non-flexible, light yellow green leaf that blooms on an arching, 2.4" [6 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Leucohyle brasiliensis (Cogn.) Schltr. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 10 1992 photo; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Orchids of Brazil Vol 1 Oncidinae Baptista, Harding & Neto 2011 as Leucohyle brasiliensis photo fide

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