Chaubardiella pacuarensis Jenny 1989 Photo photo by Franco Pupulin

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Common Name Rio Pacuare' Chaubardiella [A River in Costa Rica]

Flower Size 2 1/4" [5.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama to Ecuador in wet tropical forests at elevations of 750 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs that has a fan of somewhat concave, lanceolate leaves becoming conduplicate at the base that blooms in the late summer and fall on a basal, pendant, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchidee (Hamb.) 40: 93. 1989; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1411 Mora & Atwwod 1992 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Manual De Plantas de Costa Rica Volumen 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing/photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Epidendroideae Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmusen 2009 drawing/photo fide;

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