Trichosalpinx bricenoensis Luer & R.Escobar 1997 SUBGENUS Pseudolepanthes Luer 1986

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website

Full shadeCool LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Briceno Trichosalpinx [A town in Antioquia Colombia]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia on the western cordillera at elevations around 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, comparatively stout ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 5 densely short ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, erect, purple suffused beneath, broadly elliptical, subacute to obtuse, apiculate, contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a filiform, sparsely spiculate, acuminate, strict, loose, 5.2" [13 cm] long, successively many flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the ramicaul

Synonyms Pseudolepanthes bricenoensis (Luer & R.Escobar) Archila 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XV Systematics of Trichosalpinx Luer 1997 drawing fide;