Santanderella amadorinconiana P.Ortiz 2010 publ. 2011


Another Color form

Photos by Holguer Lopez

Common Name Amado's and Rincon's Santanderella [Colombian discoverer [Amado] and Displayer [Rincon] of the species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the department of Santander Colombia at elevations around 1800 to 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with oblong-obovoid, sulcate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, slightly falcate, narrow, conduplicate, fleshy, the transversal section open "V" shaped leaf that blooms in the summer on a hanging, basal, 2.2" [5.5 cm] long, to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that do not fully open.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia XXVII [2] Ortiz 2010 Drawing/photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 29 #1 2012 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #9 2012 photo fide;