Cleistes idroboi Szlach. & Baranow 2012 Drawing by Krol and The Reaserch Gate Website


Common Name Idrobo's Cleistes [J. M. Idrobo Colombian Collector of type current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Amazonas Colombia at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with a slender, delicate stem carring in the upper portion, 1 to 2, linear-lanceoalte, acute, erect leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, laxly 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 49: 380 Four new species of Cleistes (Orchidaceae, Vanilloideae) from Colombia Szlach. & Baranow 2012 drawing fide