Leochilus inconspicuus (Kraenzl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

Plant and Flowers Photos by Wilson Botanical Garden Website


Common Name The Inconspicuous Leochilus

Flower Size tiny

Found in Costa Rica in low elevation cloud forests at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing twig epiphyte with a large pseudobulb and conduplicate leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a descending, branched, laxly many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Hybochilus inconspicuus (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920; Leochilus parviflorus Standl. & L.O.Williams 1951; *Rodriguezia inconspicua Kraenzl. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996 drawing/photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 as Hybochilus inconspicuus photo fide;