Restrepia mayana Archila, Chiron & Szlach. 2013 Restrepia SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION Restrepia

Photo by © Rodolfo Hernandez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage


Common Name The Mayan Ixil Restrepia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm] wide

Found in Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala at elevations around 1500 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 6 brown with dark red purple dots and a closed and flat ostium and carrying a single, apiacl, erect, green, oval, subcordate basally, apically acute-tridentate leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on successively 3 to 4, peduncle 1.16 to 1.6"{ [2.9 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence..


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Richardiana XIII 236 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