Campylocentrum minutum C.Schweinf. 1948 SECTION Dendrophyllopsis Drawing by Dodson & Vasquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Small Campylocentrum

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations around 100 meters as a miniature to just small sized, hot growing leafless epiphyte with a radiate of roots with rosulate, inconspicuous leaves giving rise in the winter to an erect, fasciculate, pustulate, racemose, 3.2" [8 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961; Miniature Orchids Northen 1980; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 306 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1994 drawing good; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005