Palmorchis kuhlmannii (Schltr.) L.O.Williams 1942

TYPE Drawing by © A Krol

Full Shade LATESummer EARLY

Common Name Kuhlmann’s Palmorchis

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in Guyana, Surinam and northern Brazil as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with erect, provided with 4 to 5 sheaths, grading larger above, cane-like, stems carrrying 4 to 5, towards the apex, erect-patent, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, acute, 5 nerved, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, very thin, sinuous, recurved to arching, peduncle provided with 2 to 3, patent to erect-patent, oval, lanceolate bracts, rachis distichous, to .8” [2 cm] long, successively few, manty flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers with lilac.

Synonyms *Neobartlettia kuhlmannii Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII, II Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as P guianensis drawing fide; Lankesteriana 19(3) 2019 as Neobartlettia kuhlmanniana drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 20(2): 67–216. Ossenbach & Jenny 2020 as Neobartlettia kuhlmanniana drawing fide