Chaubardiella pubescens Ackerman 1981 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt


Common Name The Finely Hairy Chaubardiella

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Colombia on steep banks and cliffs in humus at elevations of 300 to 1500 meters as a minaiture sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial that has a fan of a few leaves and blooms short, axillary, lateral at ground level, single flowered inflorescence with a fragrant bloom, although it is a foul fragrance.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids COS Vol 1 1990 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; Orquideologia Vol. 21 No 1 Dodson 2000 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide