Trichopilia backhousiana Rchb.f. 1876 Photo by Guillermo Angulo

Drawing

Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

FragranceFull shadeIntermediate to Cool

Common Name Backhouse's Trichopilia [Famous York Nursery 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and similar to T fragrans yet differs in the paler green plant, thinner texture, less thick bulbs, more ancipitous, curving with age pseudobulbs and fleshier flowers, narrower lip and lobed near the apex instead of in the middle.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;

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