Notylia latilabia Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 Photo by Steven Paton and The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Website

Full shade Hot LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Broad Lipped Notylia

Flower Size

Found in Panama at elevations around sealevel as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with short, oblong-complanate, striate-rugose pseudobulbs enveloped completely by large, ovate-lanceolate, papery sheaths and carrying a single, apical, oblong-lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, subacute, coriaceous, contracted below into the short, conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on 1 to 2, basal, arching to pendulous, 5.2 to 8.4" [13 to 21 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with narrowly triangular, acuminate bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 ;

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