Caluera tavaresii Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2008 Photo by J. B. F. da Silva and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing Type Drawing by A. P. de Araujo and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Fall

Common Name or Meaning Taveres Caluera

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Para State of Brazil in wet forests on tiny mossy liana at elevations around 40 meters as a mini-mini-miniature sized epiphyte witha short rhizome carrying many roots, some in the air, giving rise to inconspicuous, cylindric, smooth, green pseudobulbs carrying several, articulate, falcate, fleshy, laterally flattened, bright green, smooth margined leaves thta blooms in the fall on a lateral, simple, erect, actinomorphic, as long as the leaves, .6" [1.5 cm] 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras Novas Especias 6 Campacci and Silva 2008 drawing/photos fide

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