Batemannia wolteriana Schltr. 1915TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Plant Illustrations Website

Common Name Wolter's Batemannia [German original Collector of species early 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in northern Peru as a small sized epiphtye with ovoid, more or less tetragonus pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect-spreading, lanceolate-elliptic, acute to short acuminate, narrowing below into the short, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a suberect, 6" [15 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 3 Schweinfurth 1960; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 28 1713 - 1776 Brieger 1993