Campylocentrum grisebachii Cogn. 1906 SECTION Dendrophyllopsis

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Full ShadeWarmCool Winter

Common Name Grisebach's Campylocentrum [German Botanist late 1800's]

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in northern Argentina, Paraguay and southern and southeastern Brazil at lower to medium elevations as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with elongate, chlorophyl bearing roots radiating from a central node that blooms in the winter on 5 to 24, lateral, erect to arcuate, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, 25 to 40 flowered inflorescence .

Synonyms Campylocentrum burchellii Cogn. 1906; Campylocentrum chlororhizum Porsch 1905;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as C burchellii photo [C murchellii]ok; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as C burchellii drawing ok; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as C burchellii drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as C burchelii drawing fide; Miniature Orchid Northen 1980 as C burchelii; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 as C burchellii photo ok; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #3 1999 as C burchellii photo fide; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 #7 2007 photo fide; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 photos fide; Orchids of Tropical America an introduction and guide Meisel 2014 photo good; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 as C burcheliidrawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #6 2017 photo fide;