Zootrophion erlangense Roeth & Rysy 2007

Plant and Flowers

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Photos by Wolfgang Rysy

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Common Name The Erlangen Zootrophion [A town in Germany where the species was cultivated and described]

Flower Size .74" [1.9 cm] long,

Found most likely in Peru without locality as a small sized epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, more or less erect, coriaceous, elliptic-obovate leaf that blooms in the later summer on a successive from the apex of the ramicaul, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, slightly curved, generally single flowered inflorescence.

The orchid was discovered in the Botanical garden orchid collection of Erlagen Germany.

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References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #1 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #9 2019 photo fide;

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