Dryadella vitorinoi Luer & Toscano 2002 Photo by Roberto Martins and his Picssr Orchid Photo Website

Side View of Flower Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade

Common Name Vitorino's Dryadella [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Espiritu Santo Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect ramciauls enveloped by 2 to 3, loose, thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly linear-obovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms on a very short, single flowered inflorecence arising from low on the ramicaul and has thin, imbricating floral bracts.


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