Dryadella krenakiana Campacci 2015

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo/TYPE Drawing by © Marcos Campacci

Deep Shade Cool Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Krenak Dryadella [An almost extinct indigenous group that dominated the area of the species range]

Flower Size .144" [3.8 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool, pendent growing epiphyte with ramicauls enveloped by papery sheaths and carrying fleshy, rigid, green, oblanceolate, acute apically, slightly arched, longitudinally sulcate, attenuate below into an almost petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, to .2" [5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a membraneous, obliquely truncated apically bract and carrying very small, fleshy glabrous flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 11: 418 2015 Campacci drawing/photo fide;