Campylocentrum christensonii Szlach. & Kolan. 2013 SECTION Campylocentrum TYPE Drawing by A Krol and P Baranow/Szlachetko & Kolanowska and Two new species and a new Combination in Campylocentrum (Vandeae, Orchidaceae) from Guyana Szlachetko & Kolanowska _

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning Christenson's Campylocentrum [American Orchid Botanist 1956- 2011]

Flower Size tiny

Found in Guyana as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, short stem carrying 5 to 7, obliquely ligulate-oblanceolate to oblong-elliptic, bilobed apically, leaves that blooms on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, erect, many flowered inflorescence

Similar to C steyermarkii but C christenson differs in the cylindrical-clavate, sigmoid, spur that is subequal in length to the lip, C sterermarkii the spur cylindrical, incurved and clearly shorter than the lip. The lateral sepals of C christenson are oblong-lanceolate to ligulate, in C steyermark they are oblong-triangular and the lip of C christenson is entire while C steyermarkii are weakly trilobed.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 50: 265 Szlach. & Kolan. 2013 Two new species and a new Combination in Campylocentrum (Vandeae, Orchidaceae) from Guyana Szlachetko & Kolanowska 2013 drawing fide

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