Myrosmodes reticulata Szlach., Mytnik & S.Nowak e-published 2012

The Rest of the Drawing Type Drawing by © A. KroŽl and The Springer Images Website

Common Name The Reticulate Myrosmodes [refers to the lip]

Flower Size small

Found in Risaralda Colombia in dense cloud forests at elevations of 4400 to 4450 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with 4 to 7, in a basal rosette, ovate to broadly ovate, obtuse to subobtuse, narrowing below in to the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, conical, very dense, many flowered inflorescence with scarious, semitransparent floral bracts.

"This species is related to Myrosmodes nubigenum Rchb.f., but the lip is subquadrate in outline, with stiff, oblong, truncate middle lip lobe. Venation of the lip is strongly thickened, forming a very characteristic net.." See references below for credit


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Pl. Syst. Evol. Szlach., Mytnik & S.Nowak 2012 epublished drawing fide