!Aracamunia liesneri Carnevali & I.Ramírez 1989 Drawing by © Carnevali & Ramirez and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Liesner's Aracamunia [American Original discoverer of species current]

Flower Size [2.5 mm]

Found in Amazonas Venezuela on moss covered streambanks in almost closed forests at elevations around 1550 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with pubescent roots, an erect, enveloped totally by leaf sheaths stem carrying 5 or so, basally ascending in a whorl, glabrous, thinly subfleshy, flat to concave, elliptic to ovate-elliptic, slightly undulate margins, acute to shortly acuminate, narrowing below into the channeled, subpetiolate, basally clasping leaves with liguliform structures connected at the center of the sheath base and protruding from it that blooms in the fall on an erect, 1.2 to 1.8" [3 to 4.5 cm] long, terminal, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence with 2 distant bracts and almost as long as the flower, long-acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 962. Carnevali & Ramirez1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 drawing fide;