Campylocentrum embreei Dodson 1993 SECTION Campylocentrum TYPE Drawing by © Dodson and The Epidendra Website _

Part shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning Embree's Campylocentrum [American Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in El Oro Ecuador at elevations around 1000 to 1250 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a pendent slender, stem enveloped completely by conduplicate leaf sheaths and carrying numerous, distichous, wide spreading, narrowly oblong-ovate, acute, slightly contracted into the sessile base leaves that blooms in the fall on many lateral, racemose, peduncel filiform, to .04" [1 mm] long, longer than the leaves, 1.2" [3 cm] long, glabrous, densely many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 19(1): 80-82. Dodson 1993 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1994 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Flora of Ecuador No 76 225[2] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2005;