Phragmipedium andreettae P.J.Cribb & Pupulin 2006 SECTION Micropetalum

Flower Closeup Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Part Shade WarmCoolFall

Common Name Andreetta's Phragmipedium [Ecuadorian Priest and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in southwestern Colombia and northwestern Ecuador at elevations of 500 to 1250 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte with linear, acute, mid-green leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect to arching, unbranched or with a single branch, 5.2 to 6.4" [13 to 16 cm] long, finely white pubescent, successively single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR; *Lankesteriana 6: (1). 1. 2006; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 4 2008 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol76 #2 2012 photo fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide