Galeottia colombiana (Garay) Dressler & Christenson 1989

Flower closeup Photos by Gilberto Escobar Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Part shade Cool Cold

Common Name The Colombian Galeottia

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in the Department of Cauca, Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a cool to cold growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Mendoncella colombiana Garay 1973

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993;