Uleiorchis liesneri Carnevali & I.Ramírez 1993

Collection sheet Drawing and Type Specimen by © Holst and Epidendra Website

Common Name Liesner's Uleiorchis

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela and Ecuador in forests on tepui slopes at elevations of 300 to 1760 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial that blooms on an erect, tan colored, thin, to 6" [15 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as U cogniauxiana; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 Drawing ok; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo ok