Sievekingia colombiana Garay 1969 Photo by and The Bush Orchids UK Website

Side View of Flower Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Type Photo Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Full shade Hot to Warm

Common Name The Colombian Sievekingia

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 900 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte

The elongate petals that are longer than the elongate-tube-like lip and the 3 brush-like calli are diagnostic for this species

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 photo good;

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