Dichaea saraca-taquerensis Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2015 SECTION Pseudodichaea TYPE Photo by © Campacci & J.B.F.Silva \

Full Shade Hot EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Saraca-Taquera Dichaea A forest where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Para state of Brazil at elevations around 40 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendent, unbranched, subcylindrical stem envelopepd almost completely by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying deciduous, distichous, alternate, green, articulated oblong-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the earlier fall on an axillary, to .28" [7 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 2 whitish bracts. glabrous pedicel, ovary and capsule.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 11: 410 Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2015 drawing/photo fide