Otoglossum virolinense P.Ortiz & Jenny 2010 publ. 2011

TYPE DrawingTYPE Photo by Luis E Alvarez/TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Common Name The Virolin Otoglossum [A town in Santander department of Colombia]

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found in Santander department of Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 2400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an ascending rhizome with 2.8 to 4" between each oval, flattened pseudobulbs enveloped by a foliar sheath on each side and carrying a single, apical, narrowly elliptic leaf that blooms in the fall on an axillary, 9.6" [24 cm] long, to 23 flowered inflorescence with triangular-acute, longer than the pedicel floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 27 #2 2010 publ. 2011 photo/drawing fide;

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