Acostaea campylotyle P.Ortiz 1979TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Drawing

Plant and Flower Drawing

Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Deep shade Warm Cool fall

Common Name The Bent Callus Acostaea

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 1500 to 1800 meters as a densely caespitose, mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ascending to erect ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical to narrowly elliptical to narrowly obovate, subacute to obtuse, cuneat to narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect to suberect, slender, 1.2" [3 cm] long, loose, racemose, successively few [3 to 8] flowered inflorescence with thin floral bracts

Synonyms Specklinia campylotyle (P.Ortiz) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 13 No 3 1979 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IV Luer 1987 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 1993 Dodson drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005