Solenocentrum lueri Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 Drawing by © Dodson & Vasquez

Fragrant Deep shade Cold Summer

Common Name Luer's Solencentrum [American Physician and Pleurothallidinae expert current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 2600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with basal, ovate, margins undulate, acute, narrowing abruptly below into the green, sulcate, long-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, terete, glabrous, 3 to 4 foliar bracts reducing in size towards the apex, 5" [12.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, clear green, fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 300 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 drawing fide;