Dimerandra carnosiflora Siegerist 1986 Drawing by Pastorelli, Bennett & Christenson 1993


Common Name The Fleshy Flowered Dimerandra

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Panama and Colombia at elevations near sealevel as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with thin, clustered stems carrying 4, fleshy, semi-cylindrical, sulcate on the face, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, pedunculate, 2.2 to 4.8" [5.5 to 12 cm] long, slightly laterally compressed, successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a small, triangular spathe and has cupuliform, carinate floral bracts.

Synonyms Briegeria cernua (Lindl.) Senghas 1980; *Isochilus cernuus Lindl. 1842

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 56 #4 1987 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 30 Bennett & Christenson 1993 Drawing fide;