Paphinia seegeri G.Gerlach 1989

Lip Detail - petal removed Photos by Hans-Gerhardt Seeger

Common Name Seeger's Paphinia [German Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size

Found in the Choco' of northwestern Colombia at elevations around 150 to 700 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with light green, smooth, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, light green, soft, plicate leaves that blooms on a pendant, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying transluscent, non-resupinate flowers that do not open well.

Synonyms Paphinia seegeri var. semialba G.Gerlach 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide;