Campylocentrum puyense Dodson 2003 SECTION Campylocentrum

Drawing Photo Drawing by © Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Partial ShadeHotWarm Spring

Common Name The Puyo Campylocentrum [An Area of eastern Ecuador]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 235 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an elongate stem completely enveloped by leaf bearing, conduplicate sheaths and carrying numerous, distichous, patent, oblong-obovate, obliquely obtuse apically, contracted below into the sessile base leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, racemose, glabrous, filiform, shorter to equal to the length of the leaves, to .8" [2 cm] long, densely and distichously many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Ecuador Vol 1 1993 as C robustum not type photo fide; *Orquideología 22 (3) : 195. 2003 Dodson drawing/type photo fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 drawing good