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Ada andreettae Andreetta's Ada


Andreetta's Ada, Ada andreettae


Ada andreettae Dodson 1993

Full shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name or Meaning Father Andreetta's Ada [Ecuadorian Priest and Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with elliptic-ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped basally by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, lanceolate, obtuse, conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring on an axillary, 6" [15 cm] long, several flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Brassia andreettae (Dodson) Senghas 1997