Phragmipedium dalessandroi Dodson & O. Gruss 1996 SECTION Micropetalum Photo by Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photo by Lourens Grobler

Another Clone Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding.

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Common Name Dalessandro's Phragmipedium [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool to warm growing terrestrial that is very similar to P bessae yet differs in the petals and sepals as well as the staminode and size of slippper opening.

Synonyms Phragmipedium besseae var. dalessandroi (Dodson & O.Gruss) A.Moon & P.J.Cribb 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 8 2003 photo as P bessae var dalessandroi

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