Promenaea guttata Rchb. f. 1856

Another Flower Angle Photos by Lourens Grobler


Common Name The Spotted Promenaea

Found in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with round pseudobulbs carrying thin, light green, veined leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a mostly 2 flowered, 3" [7.5 cm] long, inflorescence

Similar to P xanthina except that it almost always has two flowers per inflorescence and the floral segments are larger.

Synonyms Zygopetalum guttata Rchb.f 1861

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bonplandia Rchb.f 1856; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 9 2004 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 6 2005 photo;