Porroglossum lorenae Luer 2004 SUBGENUS Eduardii 1987 Photo by Francisco Tobar and his Flickr Ecuador Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Lorena's Porroglossum [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusaist current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Imbabura Ecuador at elevations around 2445 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing, long-repent epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the slender petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a distant, 5" [12.5 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising from the base of the ramicaul with a few short bracts and has a tubular floral bract.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide;