Campylocentrum organensis (Rchb. f.) Rolfe 1903 SECTION Campylocentrum C. organense Alliance

Plant and Inflorescence

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptiste

EARLY

Common Name The Organ Mountain Campylocentrum [In Eastern Brazil]

Flower Size 1/8" [.4 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero Brazil at elevations over 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an elongate monopodial stem carrying distichous leaves that blooms in the early summer on a very short, several flowered inflorescence arising opposite from the leaf

Synonyms *Aeranthes organensis Rchb. f. 1864; *Angraecum organense Rchb. f. 1864

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994

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