Leptotes vellozicola Van den Berg, E.C.Smidt & Marçal 2006

Plant and Flower Photos by © Andy Phillips Andy's Orchids

Another Flower Photo courtesy of © Dalton Holland Baptista and photo by Cassio van den Berg © Orchidstudium

Common Name The Vellozia-Living Leptotes [A bush-like South American Plant well represented in Minas Gerais that this species prefers to grow on]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, terete, acute leaf that blooms on a 3/4" [1.85 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;