Trigonidium aurorae D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1995 Photo Agroriente and their Orchid Catalog Webpage

Common Name Aurora's Trigonidium [Sra Bennett, Peruvian orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 1150 meters as a small szied, warm growing epiphyte with elliptic-pyriform, complanate, sulcate-ridged pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 4, oblong-ovate, subacute, becoming conduplicate below intot he short, petiolate base leaves that blooms int he summer on several, erect, 6.8" [to 17 cm] long, single flwoered inflorescence enveloped completely by several, tubular, subinflated bracts and has subsimilar, subequal to the ovary length floral bracts and has a campanulate flower

Synonyms Maxillaria nellyae Molinari 2015

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 396 Bennett & Christenson 1995 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide