Zygosepalum marginatum Garay 1967 TYPE Drawing by Garay


Common Name The Rimmed Zygosepalum [refers to the lip apex rimmed in white]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Vaupes? Colombia without exact locality as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with .8 to 1.2" [2 t o3 cm] between each, ovoid to narrowly cylindrical-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4 oblanceolate, acute to subacuminate, subplicate, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms on a lateral, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, 2 to few flowered inflorescence carrying dark pruple red to blood red flowers with a white fringe to the dentate lip apex.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Colomb. Orquideol. 2(3): 8 Garay 1967 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993;