Myoxanthus neillii Luer & Dodson 1992SUBGENUS Myoxanthus SECTION Myoxanthus Luer 1992Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundatrion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name Neil's Myoxanthus [American Original Collector of species]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ecuador and northern Peru at elevations of 100 to 300 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramcauls enveloped by 5 to 8, tubular, minimally scabrous sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later winter and spring on a minutely pubescent, .32 to .35" [8 to 9mm] long, congested fascile of several, single, simultaneously flowered inflorescence arising at the apex of the ramicaul with infundibular, minutely pubescent floral bracts that envelop the pedicel.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Luer 1992 drawing fide