Campylocentrum neglectum (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Cogn. 1901 SECTION Campylocentrum C micranthus Alliance

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Part shade WarmCool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Neglected Campylocentrum

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina in subxerophytic to subtropical forests as a warm to cool growing epiphyte with thick, elongate roots arising all along a scandent stem enveloped by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying distichous, fleshy, unequally bifid apically, linear, curved leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on a lateral, .8" [2 cm] long, densely many flowered, 2 ranked inflorescence

Synonyms *Aeranthes neglecta Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881; Campylocentrum neglectum var. angustifolium Cogn. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Bolivia plate 0307 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide;