Scaphosepalum parviflorum Luer & Hirtz 1992 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Small Flowered Scaphosepalum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Napo Ecuador at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a loose, flexuous, descending, 3.2" [8 cm] long, fractiflex, successively few flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Luer 1992 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing fide;

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