Pityphyllum deniseae (Collantes & Christenson) M.A.Blanco 2013

Plant and Flowers Photos by A J Ballon and The Atrium Website

Part Shade Cold Fall

Common Name Denise's Pityphyllum

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in Cusco Peru at elevations around 2215 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with oblong, curving towards the apex, yellow-brown pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, obtuse leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Maxillaria deniseae Collantes & Christenson 2009; Maxillaria huancabambae var. cuzcoensis C.Schweinf. 1945; Pityphyllum huancabambae var. cuzcoense (C.Schweinf.) Whitten 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;