Sarcoglottis portillae Christenson 2003

Photo by The Ecuagenera Website


Photo courtesy of David Jubineau


Common Name Portilla's Sarcoglottis [Ecuadorian Orchid Nurseryman current]

Flower Size .75 to 1" [1.9 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador as a small sized, cool to warm growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of green leaves with silver to whitish spots spread over the surface of the leaf and blooms on an erect, to 24" [60 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying pleasingly fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #5 2010 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;