Notylia incurva Lindl.1838 Photo By Klehm Growers and their Orchid Website

Common Name The Incurved Notylia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela in dense, tall, humid rainforests around 600 to 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with compressed pseudobulbs largely concealed by grey sheaths and leaf bases and carrying light green, generally rather dull, lightly sulcate mid-rib, carinate, apically mucronate leaves that blooms in the winter on a pendant, to 14" [35 cm] long, densely many flowered, racemose inflorescence with small, well noticeable swellings at each floral bract base


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing not = N pentachne; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 # 9 1967 = N pentachne; Flora De Venezuela, Volumen XV Parte V Foldats 1970 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 9 1979 photo not = N pentachne; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = N pentachne; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 as N sp #3971 photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 errata = N incurva; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide