Prosthechea ortizii (Dressler) W.E.Higgins 1997 publ. 1998 Drawing by Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Part shadeWarmCool Winter

Common Name Ortiz's Prosthechea [Costa Rican Director of San Ramon Nature Reserve current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with narrowly pyriform-ovate, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate-oblong, narrowing basally, obtuse to subacute leaf that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, [12 to 24 cm] long, racemose, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Encyclia ortizii Dressler 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Novon 5(2): 140. 1995. as Encyclia ortizii drawing fide; *Phytologia 82(5): 379. Higgins 1997[1998]; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives, the Debateable Epidendrum Withner and Harding 2004 photo fide;