!Notylia sagittifera (Kunth) Link, Klotzsch & Otto 1841 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shadeHot Cool FallWinter

Common Name The Arrow-Carrying Notylia

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Surinam and Brazil at elevations of 200 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with insignificant pseudobulbs carrying light green, soft, elliptic, round, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a light green, terete, arching then pendant, 3" [7.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Pleurothallis sagittifera Kunth 1816; Notylia multiflora Lindl. 1825; Notylia tenuis Lindl.1838

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1853; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as N multiflora; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 not = N microchila; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 # 9 1967 = N microchila; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 5 Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 9 1979 photo not = N microchila; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = N microchila; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo ok; Orquideas de Roirama Luz & Franco 2012 photo not;