Dryadella ataleiensis Campacci 2011


Plant and flowers Photos by © Mauro Rosim and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Deep Shade Hot Warm LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Ataléia Dryadella [an area of Minas Gerais Brazil]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations of 200 to 400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, semiterete, light green irregularily dotted purple, elliptic, notched apically, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a short single flowered inflorescence at about 1/3 leaf height.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so plese use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 drawing fide;