Pachyphyllum putumayoensis Szlach., Kolan. & Oledrz. 2014 SECTION Orchidotypus TYPE Drawing by Szlach., Kolan. & Oledrz.

Comparison drawing of lips of P putumayoensis and P squarrosum Drawing by Szlach., Kolan. & Oledrz.

Full shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Putumayo Pachyphyllum [A department of southern Colombia]

Flower Size

Found in Putumayo department of Colombia in subparamo forests at elevations around 3250 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with somewhat fractiflex, ocasionally branching in the lower part, leafy stems carrying elliptic to elliptic-orbicular, rounded apically, shortly apiculate, margins irregularly erose, rolled up, conduplicate, thick, leathery leaves that blooms in the winter on axillary, shorter than the leaves, up to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular, acute, margin entire floral bracts.

Synonyms Fernandezia putumayoensis (Szlach., Kolan. & Oledrz.) Molinari & Mayta 2015


W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 51: 223 Szlach., Kolan. & Oledrz. 2014 Drawing fide