Macroclinium mirabile (C.Schweinf.) Dodson 1984

Type drawing of M noraeDrawings by Schweinfurth/Dunsterville and The Epidendra Website

Full shade Hot

Common Name or Meaning The Wonderful Macroclinium

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Brazil and Peru at elevations around 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an abbreviated stem carrying equitant, closely imbricated, 2 to 3 on each side, obliquely linear-oblong, linear-lanceolate or elliptic-linear, commonly strongly falcate-recurved, acute to subobtuse, unjointed at base leaves that blooms on a filiform, erect to slightly arcuate, exceeding the leaves, paniculate, 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence with minute, ovate, concave floral bracts. .

Synonyms Macroclinium norae (Garay) Dodson 1984; *Notylia mirabilis C.Schweinf. 1946; Notylia norae Garay 1958;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 938 Dodson 1984 as Macroclinium norae; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 938 Dodson 1984 as Macroclinium mirabile; Orchids of Venezuela Illustrated Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1959 as Notylia norae drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela Illustrated Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1959 as Macroclinium norae;

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