!Stigmatorthos peruviana M.W.Chase & D.E.Benn. 1993

Photo by © Alexander Hirtz

Another Inflorescence

Photo by © Gešndert von Gast and The German Orchideen Forum Website

Common Name The Peruvian Stigmatorthos

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 700 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with cylindrical, sulcate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, broadly elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a basal, paniculate, several to many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Comparettia bennettii M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Comparettia bennettii; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014