Notylia rhombilabia C.Schweinf. 1946 Photo Agroriente and their Orchid Catalog Webpage

Flower Closeup Photo by Jay Pfahl

Drawing Drawing by Pabst

Common Name The Rhomboid Lip Notylia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Peru and northern Brazil at elevations of 100 to 250 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with small, narrow, compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, light green, somewhat fleshy, soft, linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the shortly conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a pendent, 4" [10 cm] long, moderately compressed, several to many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 # 9 1967; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 5 Foldats 1970 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing hmm; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing ok; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo good