Promenaea ovatiloba (Klinge) Cogn. 1906 Photo by Lourens Grobler.

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

Common Name The Reverse Egg-Shape Lobe Promenaea

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 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; Die Orchideen lieferung 27 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 no 9 2004 photo;