Notylia punctata (Ker Gawl.) Lindl. 1842Designer:M. Hart - Engraver: J. Watts

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Common Name The Spotted Notylia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Trinidad, Venezuela and Para' Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical to conical to ovoid, compressed, erect to erect-patent pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by small to larger sheaths and carrying fleshy, rigid and slightly corrugated, oblong to elliptic-oblong, obtuse to lightly emarginate, dorsally carinate, shortly conduplicate below into the short, pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and earlier summer on a racemose to paniculate, terete to slightly flattened, nutant to pendulous, 4 to 13.2" [10 to 33 cm] long, laxly to densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Gomesa tenuiflora Lodd. 1824; Humboldtia punctata (Ker Gawl.) Kuntze 1891; Notylia apiculata Cogn. 1910; Notylia broadwayi Cogn. i1910; *Pleurothallis punctata Ker Gawl. 1823

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 drawing; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as N broadwayi; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as N apiculata; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Native Orchids of Trinidad Schultes 1960; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Flora de Venezuela Volumne 11 Parte 5 Foldats 1970; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996;

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