Pachyphyllum micranthum Schltr. 1920 SECTION Pachyphyllum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Full shade Cold

Common Name The Small Flowered Pachyphyllum

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 3400 to 3550 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect to ascending, simple to slightly branched, densely leafy stem enveloped completely by leaf sheaths carrying fleshy, attenuate basally, glabrous, falcate-spreading, linear-ligulate, mucronate leaves that blooms in the mid spring on an axillary, .08 to .12 [.2 to .3] cm long, erect-patent, nutant apically, slightly compressed, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts and carrying small, nutant flowers

Synonyms Fernandezia micrantha (Schltr.) M.W.Chase 2011


W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 204 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 282 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orchids of the Department of Valle de Cauca Colombia Kolanowska and Szlachetkp 2016 drawing fide;