Campylocentrum tyrridion Garay & Dunst. ex Foldats 1970 SECTION Dendrophyllopsis

Type Photo by S. Manning © and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a thte Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Winter

Common Name

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela and Peru in hot lowlands at elevations of 50 to 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves but has elongate, white to light brown roots radiating from a central mass that blooms in the winter on 1 to several, erect, to 1.2 to 2.6" [3 to 6.5 cm] long, distichous, 5 to 9 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Campylocentrum dressleri H.Dietr. & M.A.Díaz 1984

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Venezuelan Orchids Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1970 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen XV Part 5 Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993 as C dressleri; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 5 #2: Carnevali etal 2001 drawing fide; Manual De Plantas de Costa Rica Volumen 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Vanishing Beauty; Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo ok; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018