Scelochilus kroemeri R.Vásquez & Dodson 2001 Drawing by © Kroemer & Acebeya and The Epidendra Website

Full shade Warm

Common Name Kroemer's Scelochilus [German Collector and Discoverer of Species current]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in the Yungas Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm and pendent growing epiphyte with fusiform, clustered pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 to 3 distichous, imbricating scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, linear-elliptic, subcoriaceous, acute to apiculate, gradually narrowing below into the shortly conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, pendent, to 6" [15 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with 4 to 5 triangular bracts and similar shorter floral bracts.

Synonyms Comparettia kroemeri (R.Vásquez & Dodson) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; Neokoehleria kroemeri (R.Vásquez & Dodson) Senghas 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. 3: 31. 2001.Vasquez & Dodson drawing fide;

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