Pseudolaelia aromatica Campacci 2009
Inflorescence Photos by © Marcos Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
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;