Trichopilia aenigma L.A.Garay 1996 Photo courtesy of Tennis Maynard

Common Name The Enigma Trichopilia

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in Colombia and Venezuela in rain or cloud forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 as T fragrans not Drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as T albida drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide