Fernandezia myrtillus (Rchb.f.) Garay & Dunst. 1972 Photo by Jorge Mario Munera

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full Shade Cold

Common Name The Small Myrtle Fernandezia

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 2700 to 3300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte.

Synonyms Centropetalum myrtillus (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer 1881; *Nasonia myrtillus Rchb.f. 1855

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol III Dunsterville & Garay 1972; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 Photo as F sp #4040 fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 Errata F sp #4040 = F myrtillus

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