Campylocentrum hirtzii Dodson 1989

Plant and Flowers Photos by Alexander Hirtz

Part shade Cool Summer EARLIER Fall

Common Name Hirtz's Campylocentrum

Flower Size

Found in central Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 1800 metrers as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, often basally branching stem carrying imbricating, distichous, thick, fleshy, oblong-ovate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer and earlier fall on a shorter than the leaf, .4" [1 cm] long, sucessively several, many flowered inflorescence with small, triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icon. Pl. Trop., ser. 2, 5: t. 409 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001