Phragmipedium christiansenianum O.Gruss & Roeth 2001 SECTION Lorifolia Photo by Patricia Harding.


Common Name Christiansen's Phragmipedium [Danish Nurseryman current]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia or Brazil and often cited as a synonym of P longifolium as a large sized terresral with a short stem carrying in a fan shape, 6 narrowly oblong, long-acuminate, coriaceous, obliquely upright, midrib recessed, underside keeled, upper side dark green, yellowish-green beneath, glabrous leaves that blooms in the spring through early summer on an erect, to 18" [45 cm] long, erect, red-brown, glabrous, successively1 to 2, 3 to 6 flwoered inflorescence with a shorter than the ovary, lanceolate-narrow ovate, shortly bicuspidate floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 82 #3 2018 photo fide;