Jacquiniella colombiana Schltr. 1920 Drawing by Schweinfurth

Common Name The Colombian Jacquiniella

Flower Size

Found in Colombia at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a terete stem carrying erect-patent, subulate, obtuse, apicaulate, laterally compressed leaves that blooms on a terminal, peduncle .08 to .1" [2 to 2.5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with an ovate-cucullate floral bract and carrying a nutant, fleshy, glabrous flower.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 124 Schlechter1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 44 1929 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 8 449 - 512 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1976;