Campylocentrum fasciola (Lindl.) Cogn. 1906 SECTION Dendrophyllopsis C fasciola alliance

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Mark Nir


Common Name The Enveloped Campylocentrum

Flower Size 1/16" [2 mm]

Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Windwards, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in wet montane forests as a miniature sized, monopodial, leafless, hot to cool growing epiphyte at elevations of sealevel to 1500 meters with wiry green roots that blooms n the summer and fall but most likely year-round on many [6 to 10] subfilliform, terete, straight, 3 1/4" [8 cm] long, densely distichous, many flowered, racemose inflorescence with nonresupinate flowers.

Synonyms Aeranthes fasciola (Lindl.) Rchb. f. 1864; *Angraecum fasciola Lindl. 1840; Angraecum weigeltii Rchb. f. 1849; Campylocentrum lankesteri Ames 1923; Campylocentrum loretoense Schltr 1921; Campylocentrum sullivanii Fawc. & Rendle 1909; Campylocentrum weigeltii (Rchb.f.) Szlach. & Kolan. 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR; Edward's Bot. Reg. 26: sub t. 68. 1840 Angraecum fasciolum; Walp. Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 902. 1864 as Aeranthus fasciola; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as C sullivanii; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as C sullivanii drawing fide; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 6. Venezuela Schlechter 1919 as C loretoense drawing fide; Schedul. Orch. 4: 57. 1923 as C lankesteri; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten IV Peru Schlechter 1921 as C loretoense; Native Orchids of Trinidad Schultes 1960; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1960; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs 1977 as C sullivanii drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Miniature Orchids Northen 1980; Orchids of Panama Williams 1980; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 014 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 as C sullivanii photo fide; Orchids of Guatemala and Belize AMes & Correll 1985; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1205 Hamer 1985 drawing ok;Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 drawing fide; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo ok; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Native Orchids of the Eastern Caribbean Kenny 1988; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Dodson Vol 1 1993 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Orchids of Jamaica Gloudon & Tobisch 1995; An Orchid Flora Of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Ackerman 1995 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum plate 407 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Antillensis Nir 2000; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 5 #2: Carnevali etal 2001; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok; Manual De Plantas de Costa Rica Volumen 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 10 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2006 photo fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlatchetko, Veyret Etal 2012 drawing/photo fide; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Garritsen 2013 photos fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drwaing fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018