Macroclinium borjaense Dodson 1989 Photo by and The Ecuagenera Website

Full shadeCool LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Borja Macroclinium [A town near the Orchids discovery]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Napo Ecuador in wet montane forests on twigs at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with small ovate, flattened, rugose, caespitose pseudobulbs enveloped basally by distichous, imbricating foliaceous sheaths and carrying dorsoventrally flattened, narrowly ovate, acute, apiculate leaves held in a fan that blooms in the late spring and earlysummer on a from the apical leaf sheath, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 4 triangular bracts

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination, according to Dodson the leaves apices are not acute, the lip has a basal set of barbs and the column which is not visible here well is terete and clavate with a dorsal anther

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 514 Dodson 1989 drawing hmmm;

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