Campylocentrum panamense Ames 1922 SECTION Campylocentrum C micranthus Alliance

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Panamanian Campylocentrum

Flower Size tiny

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 600 to 1000 meters as a small sized, erect to pendant, warm growing epiphyte with a creeping stem carrying coriaceous, unequally and obliquely bilobed apically leaves with a carinate mid nerve that blooms in the spring and summer on a 2" [5 cm] long, racemose, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR; *Orchidaceae 17: 88. 1922.; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 as C micranthum; 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; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo fide