Zootrophion aguirrei P.Ortiz 2011 SECTION Monotrema Ortiz 2011

Inflorescence and leaf

Photos by Padre Pedro Ortiz and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Aguirre's Zootrophion [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Colombia without exact locality as a medium sized, epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by infundibular sheaths with oblique ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic to somewhat lanceolate, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a fasciculate, arching, 1.6" [4 cm] long, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the ramicaul.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 28:11 Ortiz [2011] drawing fide

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