Jacquiniella cobanensis (Ames & Schltr.) Dressler 1966 photo by Moises Behar and The Orchidstudium Project Website

deep Shade Cool SpringSummer

Common Name The Coban Jacquiniella [A City in Guatemala]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua in wet montane forests at elevations around 1200 to 1500 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, flexuous stem enveloped by tubular clasping sheaths and carrying generally 5, distichous, terete, fleshy, sulcate leaves that blooms in the spring through summer on a short single flowered inflorescence that arises from the base of the apical leaf.

Synonyms Briegeria cobanensis (Ames & Schltr.) Senghas 1980; *Epidendrum cobanense Ames & Schltr. 1923

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936 as Epidendrum cobanennse; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 789 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 5-6 Plate 594 Soto Hagsater 2002 drawing fide; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 photo fide; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 photo fide

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