Campylocentrum micranthum (Lindl.) Rolfe 1903 SECTION Campylocentrum C micranthum alliance Photos by © Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders

Different Floral View Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Part shade HotCoolLATESummer and Fall

Common Name The Tiny Flowered Campylocentrum

Flower Size 1/2" or less [1.25 cm or less]

This is a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing, epiphytic, hanging, monopodial herb that is found in swampy areas in tropical forests on twigs in the Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Windward Islands, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil at altitudes of 450 to 1400 meters with an elongated stem having adventichous roots and carrying alternate, elliptical, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a 1 1/2" [3.75 cm] long, axillary, fleshy inflorescence with minute floral bracts and carrying tiny, distichous flowers occurring along both sides of the thick rachis and requires deep shade and high humidity as well as a mossy substrate on the wood or tree fern mount.

Synonyms Aeranthes jamaicense Rchb. f. & Wullschl. 1864; Aeranthes jamaicensis Rchb. f. ex Wullschl.; Aeranthes micranthus (Lindl.) Rchb. f. 1864; Aeranthus jamaicensis Rchb.f & Wullsch. 1864; Angraecum brevifolium Lindl. 1840; Angraecum jamaicense Rchb. f. & Wullschl. 1864; *Angraecum micranthum Lindl. 1835; Campylocentrum barrettiae Fawc. & Rendl. 1909; Campylocentrum ecuadorense Schltr. 1921; Campylocentrum jamaicense (Rchb. f. ex Wullschl.) Benth. ex Fawc. 1893; Campylocentrum kuntzei Cogn. ex Kuntze 1898; Campylocentrum lansbergii (Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1919; Campylocentrum peniculus Schltr. 1922; Campylocentrum stenanthum Schltr. 1912; ; Epidorchis micrantha (T. Durand & Schinz) Kuntze 1891; Mystacidium micranthum (Lindl.) T. Durand & Schinz 1895;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Edward’s Botanical Register 21: t. 1772. 1835 as Angraecum micanthum; in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 901. 1884 as Aeranthus micaranthus; *J. Bot. (M. Louis Morot) 3: 273. 1889; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as C micranthum; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as C jamaicense; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as C barrettiaea drawing ok; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 6. Venezuela Schlechter 1919; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 17: 91. Panama Schlechter 1922 as C peniculus; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 157. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as C peniculus; Flore Descriptive des Antilles Francaises H. Stehle 1939 ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 3 1958 drawing; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1959 as C lansbergii drawing fide; Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1960; Native Orchids of Trinidad Schultes 1960; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as C barrettiae; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 drawing fide; Flora of the Lesser Antilles Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing fide; Las Orquedias De El Salvador Vol 1 Hamer 1974; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs 1976; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 015 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Miniature Orchids Northen 1980; Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb & Laurent 1982; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 627 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Orchids of Guatemala and Belize Ames & Correll 1985; Flora Novo-Galaciana Vol 16 McVaugh 1985; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 photo fide; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo ok; An Introduction to the Orchids of Mexico Wiard 1987 photos fide; Catalogo Descriptivo de las Orquideas Cubanos Acuna 1987; Native Orchids of the Eastern Carribean Kenny 1988 Photo fide; Orchids from The Coast Of Ecuador Arosemana, Jurado, Estrada and Konanz 1988 photo fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Native Orchids of the Eastern Caribbean Kenny 1988; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 10 1992 drawing; Orchids of Brazil McQueen 1993; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Dodson Vol 1 1993 as C ecuadorense drawing ok; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Orchids of Jamaica Gloudon & Tobisch 1995 photo good; An Orchid Flora Of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Ackerman 1995 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Antillensis Nir 2000; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 as C lansbergii drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; Manual De Plantas de Costa Rica Volumen 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 fide; Algunas Orquideas de Oaxaca Suarez 2004 photo fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 as C ecuadorense; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photos fide; Vanishing Beauty; Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 as Campylocentrum schiedei; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 10 2006 photo; Orchids of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2006 photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; An Illustrated Field Guide to the Orchids of the Yotoco Forest Reserve Colombia Kolanowska, Escobar, Sanchez & Szlachetko 2011 drawing/photos fide; Orquideas de Roirama Luz & Franco 2012 photo fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlatchetko, Veyret Etal 2012 drawing/photo fide; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espiritu Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 photo fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014 as C jamaicense drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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