Trichocentrum brachyceras Schltr. 1920 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Short Spur Trichocentrum

Flower Size

Found in Cauca department of Colombia as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a short rhizome carrying erect-patent, ligulate, obtuse with a small apiculae, fleshy-coriaceous leaves that blooms on an erect, peduncle terete, .4 to 1.4" [1 to 3.5 cm] long, rachis short, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with oval, acuminate, somewhat shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 184 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 52: 252 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995; Lankesteriana 9(3) 521-525 Narvaez, Cetzal Ix and Carnevali 2010 photo/drawing fide; Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade;