!Platyrhiza quadricolor Barb.Rodr. 1882

Another Flower Angle

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Luiz Filipe Varella

Inflorescence Photo by Ron Parsons

Full shadeWarmCool

Common Name The 4 Colored Platyrhiza

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina states of Brazil in the Coastal Atlantic rainforest at elevations of 150 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms on a 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Platyrhiza juergensii Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing/photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 3 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 11 2003 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #1 2014 photo fide;