Ponthieva hildae R.González & Soltero 1991 Drawing by © ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 The Herbario AMO Website


Common Name Hilda's Ponthieva

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Jalisco and Morelos states of Mexico in grasslands within oak forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with 3 to 4, elliptic to obovate-elliptic, glabrous leaves held in a basal rosette, that blooms in the latter summer on an erect, scapose, racemose, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate white flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide;