Collabium pumilum (J.J.Sm.) Seidenf. 1983 publ. 1984 TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Cold Cold Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Small Collabium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in mossy, montane forests at elevations of 2000 to 2700 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a long creeping, non-branching rhizome with .8" [2 cm] between each, alternating, 3 to 6, bearing a oblong-ovate, acuminate, 1 to 3 main nerved, prominent below, petiolate base leaf and 1 bearing in the spring and fall on an erect, peduncle 4.4 to 7" [11 to 17.5 cm] long, rachis terete, to 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence with patent, ovate, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms *Chrysoglossum pumilum J.J.Sm. 1933

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Van der Burgh & De Vogel 1997 drawing fide;