Prosthechea villae-rosae P.Ortiz 2009

Type Drawing TYPE Photo by Luis Eduardo Alvarez/TYPE Drawing by P Ortiz and The Epidendra Website

part Shade Cold

Common Name The Villa Rosa Prosthechea [A town in Cundinamarca Colombia]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in the department of Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 2800 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an ascending, thick rhizopme giving rise to distant, elongate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong-elliptic, acute apically leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 1" [2.5 cm] long few flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list ; IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 26 #1 pg 15 Ortiz 2009 drawing/photo fide