Porroglossum tokachii Luer 1994 SUBGENUS Porroglossum SECTION Tortae 1987 Photo by Weil Driessen and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Tokachi's Porroglossum [American Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with blackish, erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, rigidly coriaceous, subverrucose, ellitpical, obtuse t orounded cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a erect, smooth, slender, [8 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence arsing from low on the ramicaul with 3, close, distant bracts and tubular, imbricating floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XI Luer 1994 drawing fide;