Grobya cipoensis F.Barros & Lourenço 2004 Drawing by © Barros & Lourenço and The Brazilian Orchids Website


Common Name The Serra Do Cipo Grobya [refers to the plant location]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in the Serra do Cipo in rocky fields on Velozia gigantea in highlands as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an ovoid pseudobulb carrying 4 to 5, linear, acute leaves that blooms in the early summer on a basal, pendent, 1.6" [4 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2004, 145(1):120, 122-123 2004 drawing fide;