Dryadella barrowii Luer 2005 Photo by © Wiel Driessen and his Flickr Orchid Photo WebPage
Plant and Flowers Photo by © Ellis Eyre and his Dradella barrowi Chloe CCC/RHS and a BC/RHS
Another Angle Photos by © Bill Hunter and his Species Specific Orchid Discussion Page
Common Name Barrow's Dryadella [British Cultivator of Species current]
Flower Size 5/8" [1.5 cm]
Found in Ecuador at elevations of 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly linear-ellptical, subacute leaf that blooms in the fall on a erect, successively few flowered, racemose inflorescnece that arises from low on the ramicaul and has a bract near the base and thin floral bracts.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVII Systematics of Dryadella and Acronia Section Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Luer 2005; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225 Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010