Amesiella minor Senghas 1999 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage


Common Name The Minor Amesiella

Flower Size 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm]

Found in the Philippines in wet montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a few to several, thick, leathery, fleshy, paler beneath, conduplicate, narrowly oblong to elliptic, botuse to falcate leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on thick, axillary, 1 to 3, simultanenous, horizontal to pendent, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, to 5 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 5 2003 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 11 2008 photo; Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 photos fide