Notylia rimbachii Schltr.1921 Photo by © M Nikirk

Common Name Rimbach's Notylia

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in western Ecuador and Junin Peru in wet montane forests at elevations of 50 to 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid-ellipsoid, oblique, complanate, sulcate with age pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a pair of scarious sheaths and carrying a single, elliptic, attenuate to the conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a pendent, racemose, terete, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 330 Bennett & Christenson 1995 drawing fide