Sudamerlycaste ariasii (Oakeley) Archila 2009

SECTION Cobbinae

Side View of Flower Photos by Ron Parsons


Common Name Arias' Sudamerlycaste [Peruvian Orchid Nurseryman current]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 1700 to 2200 meters in light woodland as a large sized cool to cold terrestrial with tapering, conic, faintly ridged pseduobulbs without spines and carrying 3, plicate, drooping, lanceolate, leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, to 11.6" [29 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 3 completely to almost completely sheathing bracts

Synonyms *Ida ariasii Oakeley 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Ida ariasii; Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa The Essential Guide Oakley 2008 as Ida ariasii photo fide