Phragmipedium andreettae P.J.Cribb & Pupulin 2006 SECTION Micropetalum

Flower Closeup Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Part ShadeHotWarmFall

Common Name Andreetta's Phragmipedium [Ecuadorian Priest and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in northwestern Ecuador at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte with linear, acute, mid-green leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect to arching, unbranched or with a single branch, 5.2 to 6.4" [13 to 16 cm] long, finely white pubescent, successively single flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lankesteriana 6: (1). 1. 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 4 2008 photo

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