Pseudolaelia citrina Pabst 1976 Photo by © Marcos Sobrosa and The Wiki Media Website

Part Sun Cool

Common Name The Yellow Pseudolaelia

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo states of Brazil at elevations aropund 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte on Vellozia with shoprt pseudobulbs carrying linear, rigid, strongly conduplicate leaves that bloom on an erect, to 5.5" [14 cm] long, with 6 to 8 flowers.

This orchid has the smallest plant and flowers within the genus.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 9 513 - 576 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1977; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 3 1985 drawing fide; Cattleya and their Relatives Vol III Withner 1990 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #5 2008 photo fide; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo fide