Warreopsis parviflora (L.O.Williams) Garay 1973 Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Deep Shade Cool Spring Summer

Common Name The Small Flowered Warreopsis

Flower Size .85" [2.2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 1600 to 1900 meters as a large to giant sized, cool growing terrestrial and sometimes epiphyte with stems that become thick and pseudobulbous and carry linear-elliptic, plicate, acute, acuminate, attenuated into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a bracteous, racemose, to 3'4" [1 meter] long, several to many flowered inflorescence with linear to linear-lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms *Zygopetalum parviflorum L.O.Williams 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 28(4): 424, pl. 25. 1941 as Zygopetalum parviflorum; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 as Zygopetalum parviflorum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 drawing ok; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing fide;