Dryadella litoralis Campacci 2007

Leaf and Flowers Photos by © Marcos Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm CoolSpring

Common Name The Coastal Dryadella

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil in the Atlantic rainforest along the coast at elevations around 10 to 50 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apcial, often flushed purple dorsally, oblanceolate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a small, fleshy flower


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 5: 154 Campacci 2007 drawing/photo fide