Campylocentrum schneeanum Foldats 1961 SECTION Campylocentrum Drawing by Dunsterville and Garay and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadecool in thge spring

Common Name or Meaning Schnee's Campylocentrum [Collector of type species 1900's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Venezuela and Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing leafy epiphyte with a slender, erect to pendent stem enveloped by conduplicate, leaf sheaths and carrying numerous, distichous, wide spreading, narrowly oblong-ovate, obtuse, slightly contracted below into the sessile base leaves that blooms on a lateral, racemose, peduncle filiform, to .04" [1 mm] long, rachis to 1.2" [3 cm] long, loosely, distichously several flowered, glabrous inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Orchids of French Guiana Szlatchetko, Veyret Etal 2012 drawing/photo fide