Scelochilus seegeri Senghas 1993 Photo by Hans-Gerhard Seeger

inflorescence Photo by Leferenz & Bock, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full Shade Warm Cool LATESummerEARLYfall

Common Name Seeger's Scelochilus [German Orchid Enthusiast at Heidelberg Botanical Garden Current]

Flower Size 3/8" [.3 cm]

Found in Bolivia at elevations around 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with only 2 to 3, densely packed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceosu, elliptic to extended oval, undulate margins, gradually to abruptly narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a lateral, pendant to arcuate, paniculate, to 5.2" [13 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Comparettia seegeri [Senghas] Chase & NH Wms 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchideen Pflanzen de Extreme 172. 1993; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Comparettia seegeri

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