Laelia campaccii [Harding & Bohnke] in ed.


TYPE Drawing

Photos/TYPE Drawing by M A Campacci

Part Sun Warm Cool Summer

Common Name Campacci's Laelia [Brazilian Botanist and editor of Orchid Magazines current]

Flower Size 1.48" [3.75 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature [without inflorescence] sized, warm to cool growing, caespitose lithoterrestrial with an inconspicuous rhizome giving rise to articulate, cylindrical, attenuate apically pseudobulbs enveloped bsally by deciduous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the summer on a terminal, through a linear-truncate, oblique spathe, racemose, peduncle 16" [37 cm] long, rachis 1.2" [3 cm] long, simultaneously 6 or so flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cattleya campaccii (P.A.Harding & Bohnke) J.M.H.Shaw 2016; *Hoffmannseggella campaccii P.A.Harding & Bohnke 2015;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras Novas Especies Vol 11 Campacci & Silva 2015 as Hoffmannseggella campacii photo/drawing fide