Porroglossum parsonsii Luer 2006

SUBGENUS Porroglossum SECTION Echidna Luer 1987

Photo by Alfonso Doucette Copyright 2009, and His Flicker website

Another Flower

Back View of Flower Photos by Jay Pfahl

Triggered lip Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Another Angle Photo by Andreas Philipp

Full ShadeCoolSpring

Common Name Parson's Porroglossum [American Orchid Nurseryman and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia without collection data as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, stour ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheaths and another at the base and carrying a single, erect, thickly coriaceous, ellitpoical, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, densely pubescent, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, congested, successively single, racemose inflorescencearising from low on the ramicaul and has imbricating, tubular floral bracts,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 drawing fide