Pachyphyllum parvifolium Lindl. 1837 TYPE Drawing by Lindley

Full shade Cold

Common Name The Small Leaved Pachyphyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm] long

Found in Hunanuco Peru as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect, lightly flexuous, branching below stem entirely enveloped completely by imbricating leaf sheaths carrying numerous, distichous, rather loose, articulated, ovate to oblong-elliptic, obtuse to rounded, never conduplicate, basally clasping leaves that blooms on numerous, axillary, .6" [1.5 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying small, campanulate flowers.

Synonyms Fernandezia parvifolia (Lindl.) M.W.Chase 2011

References

W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961;

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