Palmorchis pandurata C.Schweinf. & Correll 1940 Drawing by © Joćo Barbosa Rodrigues and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Lute-Shaped Palmorchis [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size

Found in western Ecuador in tropical wet forests as a large sized, hot growing terrestrial with cane-like stems carrying thin, plicate, prominently veined, elliptic, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, rarely branched, to 4" [10 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung #13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae Brieger 1983 Icones Tropicarum Plantarum Plate 197 Dodson 1980 drawing fide;