Pseudolaelia calimaniorum V.P.Castro & Chiron 2009 publ. 2008 Photo by Cleto Caliman and The Epidendra Website

Part Sun Cool Fall

Common Name Calimans' Pseudolaelia [Brazilian Family of Orchid Enthusiasts]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil on Vellozia at elevations of 1000 to 1400 meters as a small to large sized, cool growing epiphyte with elongate-fusiform, 3 noded pseudobulbs carrying 4, apical, distichous, cymbidiform leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, rachis to 3.2" [8cm] long, overall 18.8" [47 cm] long, successively several, many flowered inflorescence with small, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 9(1): 25-28 V.P.Castro & Chiron 2009 drawing fide