Dryadella nortonii Luer 2005 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade

Common Name or Meaning Norton's Dryadella [American Orchid Nurseryman current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Bolivia without collection data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3 thin, loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, ellipsoid, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms on an erect, less than .08 to .12" [2 to 3 mm] long, congested, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with thin, imbricating floral bracts.


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