Quekettia papillosa Garay 1954 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Another Angle

Inflorescence Photo by Maarten Sepp

Common Name The Papilose Quekettia

Flower Size .1" [.25 cm]

Found in Surinam and Brazil in hot humid lowlands or in northern coastal plains forests at lower elevations as a mini-miniature sized,hot growing epiphyte with a small pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, eret, terete leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a 2" [5 cm] long, loosely branched, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band II Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing good; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996 ; Orchid Species Culture; Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006