Phymatidium mellobarretoi L.O.Williams & Hoehne 1947 Drawing by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning Mello & Barreto's Phymatidium [Brazilian Orchid Collectors and Enthusiasts 1900's]

Flower Size 1/5" [5 mm]

Found in Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte.

Synonyms Phymatidiopsis mellobarretoi (L.O.Williams & Hoehne) Szlach. 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Pabst & Dungs Band II 1975 Drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------