!Tomzanonia filicina (Dod) Nir 1997 Photo courtesy of Mark Nir and Orchidaceae Antillannae

Deep shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning

Flower Size .28" [7.5 mm]

Found in Haiti in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect to nutant, terete, simple to branched stem enveloped completely by leaf sheaths and carrying many, coriaceous, distichous, conduplicate, linear-ovate, acute, with serrate margins, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence with infundibuliform, carinate, caudate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillinae Nir 2000 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 42/3 2001 drawing fide;

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