Restrepia persicina Luer & Hirtz 2006 SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION RestrepiaPhoto by The Ecuagenera Website

Common Name The Peach Colored Restrepia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Zamora Chinchipe Ecuador at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 8, thin, whitish, loose, obliquely acute, compressed, more or less imbricating, dar spotted sheaths and carrying as single, apical, erect, coriacaeous, elliptical-ovate, acute, broadly cuneate to rounded and contracted into the twisted, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a fascile, arising on the back of the leaf, slender, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence with a thin, tubular, acute floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 Drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 7 2017 photo fide;