Porroglossum oversteegenianum Luer & Sijm 2010 SUBGENUS Porroglossum SECTION Porroglossum

Photos by The Brabant Orchid Photo Website

Type Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning Pieter Oversteegen's Porroglossum [Dutch Orchid Enthusiast and Editor of Orchids In Color 2000's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Ecuador without locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an erect, slender ramicaul enveloped by 2 thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, slightly verrucose, elliptical-obovate, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an ascending, smooth, slender, 3.2" [8 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a few, distant bracts, arising from the base of the ramicaul with a tubular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide;