Warreella patula Garay 1973

Original Photo by Jorge Mario Munera


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

Common Name The Open Warreella

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in western Antioquia Colombia at elevations of 2350 to 2380 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with smallish pseudobulbs divided into several internodes enveloped by leafless and leaf bearing sheaths and carrying large, plicate leaves that blooms on an erect, lateral, racemose, few to several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993;