Campylocentrum madisonii Dodson 1989 TYPE Drawing by Cullbertson/Dodson

Part shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name Madison's Campylocentrum [American Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 mm]

Found in Ecuador in lower montane cloud forests at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate, pendent stem nevelopoed by distichous, widely spread leaf sheath bases carrying elliptic, obtuse, cuneate below intothe clasping base leaves taht blooms in the summer and fall on an elongate, to 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescnce with tiny scarious floral bracts and carrying secund, small, white flowers..


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 410 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001