Notylia morenoi Christenson 2001 TYPE Drawing by Pastorelli, Bennett & Christenson

Deep Shade Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning Moreno's Notylia

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Santa Cruz Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 700 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with approximate, ovoid, compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a pair of foliar sheaths and carrying a single apical, erect, sub-coriaceous, apiculate, carinate beneath, lanceolte-elliptic, conduplicate below into thebase leaf that blooms in the winter on a basal, pedendent, racemose, 4" [10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying whitish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones plantarum Tropicarum Plate 264Dodson & Vasquez 1989 as N boliviensis drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 722 bottom half Bennett & Christeson 2001; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001