Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A Mesospinidium sp,?

I saw this plant in a garden in Mindo, Ecuador.   My best guess at the genus of this orchid is Mesospinidium.  It is said to be closely related to Ada.¹  The flower in the photo is not totally opened, which doesn't help with getting an identification.

¹Zelenko H. et al. 2002.  Orchids, The pictorial encyclopedia of Oncidium

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