Macroclinium doderoi Mora-Ret. & Pupulin 1997

Plant and Flowers Photos by Karremans, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full Shade Hot LATESpring THROUGH Summer

Common Name Dodero's Macroclinium [Original Collector of Species]

Flower Size .4" [1cm]

Found in Costa Rica as a mini-miniature sized, pendant, hot growing epiphyte with a fan of leaves around a inconspicuous elliptic-obovate pseudobulb enveloped basally by 3 to 5 leaf bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, conduplicate, compressed, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, acute leaves articulate to the imbricate leafbearing sheaths that blooms in the late spring through summer on a simple, sub-umbellate, racemose to paniculate, each successive sub-umbellate branch carrying 5 to 6 flowers, to 1.4" [to 4 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Flora Costa Ricensis Family #39 Orchidaceae Atwood & Retana 1999

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