Promenaea acuminata Schltr. 1919 Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Acuminate Promenaea

Flower Size

Found in Santa Catarina Brazil as a mini=miniature sized epiphyte with aggregate, ovoid-ellipsoid, laterally compressed pseduobulbs enveloped basally by foliaceous sheaths and carrying 2, apical, erect-patent, lanceolate-ligulate, acute to acuminate, dlabrous, attenuate and conduplicate below into the base that blooms on an arcuate, thin, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 3 bracts and lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous, slightly longer than the pedicel floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of Verifying this determination so please use with caution.


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 ;