Eloyella cundinamarcae (P.Ortiz) P.Ortiz 1979

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TYPE Drawing

Original TYPE Drawing by © Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name The Cundinamarca Eloyella [A Department of Colombia]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte witha very short stem carrying equitant, ensiform, laterally compressed, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on several. lateral, arising from the base of the leaves, rachis with minute warts, to 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with oblong, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms *Phymatidium cundinamarcae P.Ortiz 1976

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología 11(1): 7. P Ortiz 1976 as Phymatidium cundinamarcae photo fide; *Orquideologia Vol 13 No 3 P Ortiz 1979; Native Colombia Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 Drawing hmm/photo good