Restrepia nicolasii Archila, Szlach. & Chiron 2017 SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION Restrepia

Photo by of © Fredy Archila and The Researchgate Webpage

Common Name Nicolas' Restrepia [Nicolás Llarena Hernández Guatemalan Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Coban province of Guatemala at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 6 brown sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, orbicular below, tridentate apically leaf that blooms in the winter on a fascile of short, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively single, to 12 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana, n.s., 1: 3 Archila, Szlach. & Chiron 2017 drawing/photo fide