Huntleya caroli P.Ortiz 2004

Photos by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Part ShadeHot to Warm LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name Carol's Huntleya [Named in honor of Carlos Uribe Veliz a Colombian Current]

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in Narino department of Colombia and northern Ecuador on the Pacific watershed at an unspecified elevation as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a fan of several, oblong-obovate, acute, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an axillary, 3.2" [8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 1 2004 photo/drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 25 #1 2007 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide;