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Ada elegantula Elegant Ada

Elegant Ada , Ada elegantula


Ada elegantula Elegant Ada , Ada elegantula(Rchb. f.) N.H. Williams 1972

Common Name or Meaning The Elegant Ada

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru in lower wet montane forests at elevations of 750 to 2500 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with small, ovoid-subglobulose, to cylindrical pseudobulbs enveloped basally by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, apical, ligulate, or linear, acute leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on an erect, 12" [30 cm] long, several [10] flowered, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with the flowers opening in succession.

Synonyms *Brassia elegantula Rchb. f. 1885;