Campylocentrum sellowii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1903 SECTION Campylocentrum C sellowii Alliance


Plant and Flowers Photos by Luiz Filipe Varela and his Flicker website

Part shade Cool Spring Fall

Common Name Sellow's Campylocentrum [German Plant Collector in Brazil late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Matto Grosso, Parana', Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul states of Brazil as a medium szied, cool growing leafy epiphyte with a compressed, cylindrical, fragile stem carrying fleshy, triquetrous, regularily distichous, linear-subulate, canaliculate leavs that blooms in the fall and spring on much shorter and opposite the leaves, distichous, densely few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Angraecum sellowii Rchb. f. 1849

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band II Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Miniature Orchids Northen 1980; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espiritu Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo fide