Notylia parvilabia C.Schweinf. 1946Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning The Small Lip Notylia

Flower Size

Found in Junin Peru at elevations around 1200 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with small, aggregate, complanate-cylindric pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, distichous, closely imbricating, uppermost foliaceous sheaths and carrying thickly coriaceous, oblong to oblanceolate-oblong, slightly unequally, bilobed apically, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaf that blooms on a lateral, basal, arcuate-recurved, to 5" [12.5 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with a few, short, erect spreading bracts that are remote above and imbricating at the base and has short, linear-lanceolate, reflexed floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Fieldiana Orchids of Peru Part 4 Schweinfurth 1961 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996 drawing fide;