Trichopilia concepcionis Kraenzl. 1920 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

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Common Name The Concepcion Trichopilia [A Colombian Town]

Flower Size

Found in Western Colombia near the town of Concepcion at elevations of 1600 to 1700 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a single, oblong, thick, leathery, acute, conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, 1 to 2 flowered, racemose inflorescence that arises on a newly matured pseudobulb and carries fragrant flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orhcids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;

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