Palmorchis nitida Dressler 1983Photo by Robert Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Field Specimen Field Specimen by Neotropical Herbarium Specimen Website

Common Name The Shiny Palmorchis [refers to the leaves]

Flower Size

Found in Panama and Colombia at elevations of 10 to 550 meters as a hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter, spring and summer

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo ;