Brassia brunnea Archila 1999

Photo by Nelson Benjamin Perez Paque and The Coban Noticioso Website

Another Flower

Photo by Fredy Archila

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Common Name The Brown Brassia

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with wide, succulent, ovate-oblong pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect becoming pendent, widely oblong, acute, basally conduplicate leaves that blooms on an axillary, to 24" [60 cm] long, alternate, racemose, several flowered inflorescence with semiglobose, short, ovate, aristate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018 photo fide; brasverrucosa.htm