Campylocentrum aromaticum Barb.Rodr. 1907 SECTION Campylocentrum C aromaticum alliance

Plant and Flowers in situ Argentina Photos by Ricardo Luis Penz and his Orchid Website

Plant and Flowers Photo by Alejandro Taborda

FragranceFull ShadeWarmFall

Common Name The Aromatic Campylocentrum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in southern Brazil and northern Argentina in lowlands as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with elongate roots, a monopodial, erect to ascending stem without pseudobulbs and carrying distichous, rigid, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a lateral, 4 to 16 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

See also C rhomboglossum which many references put as a synonym of this species

Synonyms Campylocentrum hatschbachii Schltr. 1926; Campylocentrum trachycarpum Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photos ok; Orchids of French Guiana Szlatchetko, Veyret Etal 2012 drawing/photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Orchidaceae Part 3 Pridgeon, Chase, Cribb & Rasmusen 2014