Restrepia valverdei Archila, Jiménez Rodr. & Véliz 2015 Restrepia SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION Restrepia

TYPE Drawing by © Fredy Archila and Moscosoa 19: 15 Archila, Jiménez Rodr. & Véliz 2015


Common Name Valverde's Restrepia [Guatemalan Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Izabal province of Guatemala at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by white, papery sheaths the lowermost warty, striated not dotted and carrying a single, apical, lilac colored, lanceolate, basally cordiform, microscopically tridentate apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a short, successively single, few flowred inflorescence.

"Similar to Restrepia cobanensis but differs in the orbicular lateral sepals, the rhombo-elliptic lip and the differntly colored flower." Archila, Jimenez and Veliz 2015


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Moscosoa 19: 15 Archila, Jiménez Rodr. & Véliz 2015 drawing fide