Campylocentrum tenellum Todzia 1985 SECTION Campylocentrum

Drawing Photo Drawing by Dodson

Partial ShadeHotWarm EARLYFall

Common Name The Very Delicate Campylocentrum

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and Panama as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm, pendent to ascending growing epiphyte with a simple, terete, slightly fraciflex stems enveloped completely by leaf bearing, conduplicate sheaths and carrying small, thin, distichous, linear-lanceolate, smooth to slightly denticulate margined, crenulate, apically retuse, mucronate to caudate, articulated below into the base leaves that blooms in the early fall on an ascending to spreading, oppoite the leaves, smaller to equal to the length of the leaves, minutely puberulent, to .4" [1 cm] long, 7 to 10 flowered inflorescence with concave, triangular, acuminate, ciliate margined floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 72: 877. 1985 Todzia drawing fide; Lankestriana 11(3): 185-205 Bogarin 2011 Photo fide