Notylia buchtienii Schltr. 1912

Plant and flower Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full ShadeHot Summer THROUGHwinter

Common Name or Meaning Buchtien's Notylia [German Orchid Collector in Central America 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia in tropical wet forests at elevations around 240 to 320 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with cylindrical, flattened pseudobulbs enveloped basally by distichous, foliaceous sheaths and carrying subcoriaceous, subrectangular, green elliptic-oblong, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the summer through winter on a basal, pendent, racemose, to 12" [30 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Notylia moyobambae Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9:108 Schlechter 1921 as N moyobambae; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih.57:498 Schlechter 1929 as N motobambae drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 # 3 1967 photo fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 356 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996 drawing hmm;