Paphinia zamorae Garay 1999 Photo by Rudolf Jenny

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Garay

Common Name The Zamora Paphinia [A Province of Ecuador]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Zamora-Chinchipe province of Ecuador without locational data as a small sized, epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, plicate, elliptic, abruptly attenuate at both ends, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a terminal, short, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Harvard Papers in Botany Vol4 #1 Orchid Species Currently in Cultivation Garay 1999 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001