Campylocentrum huebnerioides D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998 SECTION Campylocentrum C micranthus alliance

Drawing by Dunsterville & Garay and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Huebneri-Like Campylocentrum [refers to its similarity to C huebneri]

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in the department of Junin of Peru within wet montane forests at elevations around 1600 to 2700 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying distichous, obliquely ovate, emarginate, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the fall on axillary, shortly pedunculate, racemose, 1" [2.5 cm] long overall, several flowered inflorescence with minute, ovate, obtuse floral bracts.

Differs from C huebneri in the pale orange flowers and the narrow, tapered spur that is up to .4" [1 cml long. C huebneri has a spur that is up to .84" [2.1 cm] long.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum plate 408 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014;