Ada escobariana (Garay) Dodson in R.Escobar (ed.) 1990

Photo by Eric


Common Name Escobar's Ada [Rodrigo Escobar Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia at elevations of 1000 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with elliptic, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, oblong to strap shaped, acute, narrrowing below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, racemose, to 12" [30 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with a boat-shaped, acute, floral bract

Synonyms *Brassia escobariana Garay 1973

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo good