Schiedeella wercklei (Schltr.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Werckle's Schiedeella [German Orchid Collector In Central America 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Mexico, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with, erect-patent, glabrous, ovate, shortly acuminate, subcordate below into the thin, sulcate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a substrict-erect, rachis 1" [2.5 cm] long, sublaxly to about 5 flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally scented flowers.

Synonyms Schiedeella dodii Burns-Bal. 1989; *Spiranthes wercklei Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10(263-265): 482. Schlechter1911 as Spiranthes wercklei drawing fide; *Bot. Mus. Leafl. 28(4): 358. Garay 1980[1982]; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003