Barbosella hirtzii Luer 1994?

Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Full shade Cold

Common Name or Meaning Hirtz's Barbosella [German Engineer, Orchid Enthusiast and Orchid Collector in Ecuador current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 2450 meters as a cold growing epiphyte

Not formerly described as far as I can tell but I have it here in case it comes up soon. Mentioned by Dodson in reference below.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1994; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo fide