Dryadella perpusilla (Kraenzl.) Luer 1978 Photo by Karl Senghas

Deep Shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Very Small Dryadella

Flower Size

Found in Peru at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, thickly coriaceous, linear-oblong, obtuse, carinate leaf that blooms on a dense, .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, few flwoered inflorescence with transluscent, ovate, acute sheaths.

Synonyms *Masdevallia perpusilla Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005;