Orleanesia yauaperyensis Barb.Rodr. 1891 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Yauapery Orleanesia [A river in Roraima state of Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela and northern Brazil in cloud forests at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a cool growing epiphyte with relatively thin leaves and successively 1 to 2, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Huebneria yauaperyensis (Barb.Rodr.) Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Huebneria yauaperyensis drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok

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