Restrepia archilarum Chiron & Szlach. 2013 SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION Pleurothallopsis Schltr. 1918

Photo by of © Javier Archila and The Orchigonia Facebook page

Common Name The Archila's Restrepia [Guatemalan Family orchid nursery owners current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Alta Verapaz department of Guatemala at elevations around 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with purple ramicauls enveloped by white bracts, lowermost with dark red, warty dots and carrying green, lanceoalte, leaves that blooms in the winter on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Richardiana XIII 237 Chrion & Szatchetko 2013 Etude de populations pour une meilleure compréhension du genre Restrepia (Orchidaceae) au Guatemala drawing/photo fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018 photo fide