~Brassia antherotes Rchb. f. 1879 - See Brassia arcuigera Rchb.f 1869

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Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Part shadeHot

Common Name The Lovely Brassia

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Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 100 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with bifoliate pseudobulbs


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 37 No 2 1968 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 1 1970 photo; Native Colombian Orchids COS Vol 1 1990 as B arcuigera photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids COS Vol 5 COS 1994 photo ok; Native Colombian Orchids COS Vol 6 1998 errata; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo hmm; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide