Pescatoria lamellosa Rchb. f. 1875

Lip Detail Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz , plant grown by Atlanta Botanical Garden

Another Flower Photo by Jay Pfahl

Common Name or Meaning The Lamina Pescatoria

Flower Size 2.6" [7 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the summer on a laxly pendant to semi-erect, 4" [10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Zygopetalum lamellosum Rchb.f 1875

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 1 2004 photo; Huntleya and Related orchids Harding 2008 photo fide