Pseudolaelia aromatica Campacci 2009

Inflorescence Photos by Marcos Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrant Part SunHot WarmFall

Common Name The Aromatic Pseudolaelia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil at elevations around 490 meters as a small to large sized, hot to warm growing rupicolus orchid with fusiform, 5 noded, smooth becoming rugose, enveloped by dessicated sheaths and carrying, apical, 3 to 6, alternate, rigid, coriaceous, variable in size, amplexicaul, lanceolate, slightly folded lengthwise, glabrous, margins membraneous and minutely serrate leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, paniculate, to 28" [70 cm] long, slightly flattened in crossection, greenish, successively several, many flowered inflorescence carrying very fragrant flowers with triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet Orquideas Brazil 7 Campacci 2009 drawing/photo fide;