Diadenium barkeri (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks. 1893
Inflorescence Photos by © Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name Barker's Diadenium [English Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]
Flower Size .2" [.5cm]
Found in Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid to fusiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, thinly coriaceous, elliptic-ovate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendulous, lateral, paniculate, to 4" [to 10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.
Synonyms *Chaenanthe barkeri Lindl. 1838; Chaenanthe parkeri Kuntze 1891; Comparettia barkeri (Lindl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list ,