Promenaea ovatiloba (Klinge) Cogn. 1906 Photo by Eerika Shulz.

White Color Form Photo by Eric Hunt, Plant grown by Dan Newman of Hanging Gardens.


Common Name The Reverse Egg-Shape Lobe Promenaea

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, slightly compressed on two sides pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, small, narrowly lanceolate leaves that are attenuate basally and blooms in the late spring on an ascending, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Zygopetalum ovatilobum Klinge 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 no 9 2004 photo not = ?;