Miltoniopsis warszewiczii (Rchb.f.) Garay & Dunst.

Miltoniopsis (Mps.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Miltoniopsis

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Fiddle-shaped flowers white with a red to purple area near the base of the segments. Lip has a yellow hairy callus with three ridges surrounded by a dull red to purple patch. To 2.5" diameter.

History: 

Published in Venez. Orchid. Ill. (Dunsterville & Garay) 3: 6: 278 in 1976.

Native to Costa Rica and Panama.

Basionym Odontoglossum warszewicziiewiczii Rchb.f.

Synonym Miltonia endresii G.Nicholson and Miltonia superba Schltr.

Discovered by Joseph von Warscewicz, a Polish nobleman, in Costa Rica.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

© 2010-12 Lisa J. Miner