Ponthieva pilosissima (Senghas) Dodson 1996 Photo by Eric Hunt, plant grown by grown by Scott Dallas of White Oak Orchids

Flower Closeup Photo by Ron Parsons

TYPE Drawing Type by Karl Senghas


Common Name The Hairy Pontieva

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 2800 meters as a cold to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the summer

Synonyms *Cranichis pilosissima Senghas 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo fide; Of Men and Orchids Part 1 Jenny 2015 photo/drawing fide;