Microthelys intagana (Dodson & Dressler) Szlach. 1996 Drawing by © Dodson & Dressler and The Epidendra Website

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Common Name The Intag Microthelys [A location in Ecuador]

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in Imbabura Ecuador at elevations around 2900 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying persistent, ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, to 7.2" [18 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence enveloped by infundibuliforme sheaths.

Synonyms *Ecuadoria intagana Dodson & Dressler 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología 19(2): 136-135. Dodson & Dressler 1994 as Ecuadoria intagana drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000 as Ecuadoria intagana drawing fide;

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