!Notyliopsis beatricis P. Ortiz 1996 Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photo by Byron Rinke

Full ShadeCoolLATEFall

Common Name Beatrice's Notyliopsis

Flower Size 1/4" [.65 cm]

Found in Choco and Valle de Cauca states of Colombia on the western cordillera of the Colombian Andes at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with single leaved pseudobulbs enveloped by non-foliaceous sheaths that blooms in the late fall on a short, few flowered, pendant, racemose, axillary inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids, Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 drawing/photo fide