Kreodanthus casillasii R.González 1995Drawing by © Roberto Gonzalez T. and the UNA NUEVA ESPECIE DE KREODANTHUS (ORCHIDACEAE-GOODYERINAE) DEL OCCIDENTE DE MEXICO Y EL SALVADOR

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Common Name Casillas' Kreodanthus [Mexicon Orchid Collector current]

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico and Guatemala at elevations of 1400 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem with a leafy apex and carrying 4 to 8, not in a rosette, lightly coriaceous, ascending, vivid green with or without silver tesselation, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, acute, rounded below into the laminar, alate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, densely pubescent, thin, 2 to 5.4" [5 to 13.5 cm] long, cylindrical towards the apex, laxly many flowered inflorescence with 4 to 8, adpressed, glandular-pubeascent below bracts and carrying many short-lived flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Las Orquedias De El Salvador Vol 1 Hamer 1974 as Erythrodes secunda drawing/photo fide;

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