Porroglossum sijmii Luer 2006

SUBGENUS Porroglossum SECTION Tortae Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Photo Website

Another Angle Photo by Ron Parsons 2009, and His Flowershots Website

Full ShadeColdLATEWinter

Common Name Sijm's Porroglossum [Dutch Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador at elevatins around 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubualr sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, faintly rugose, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter on a slender, [8 to 9.5 cm] long, successively few flowered, racemose inflorescence arising from low on the ramiucal with a bract below the middle and imbricating, tubular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 drawing fide