Trichocentrum hoegei Rchb.f. 1881 Photo by William Cetzal Ix and his Trichocentrum Clade Website

TYPE Drawing Illustration by Reichenbach

Common Name Hoege's Trichocentrum [Original Collector of species 1800's]

Flower Size .7" [1.7 cm]

Found in Veracruz, Guerrero and Oaxaca states of Mexico in oak forests at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with minute pseuodbulbs enveloped byt sheaths and carrying a single, ovate, obtuse, grooved above, keeled below, narrowing below into the short, narrow, longitudinally folded petiolate base leaf that blooms on several, short, basal, horizontally spreading, single flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Vol 3 Reichenbach 1890 drawing; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 3 2000 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Algunas Orquideas de Oaxaca Suarez 2004 photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Jimenez, Lopez and Dressler 2005; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium Odontoglossum Alliance Baker 2006; Algunas Orquideas De Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2012 photo fide; Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade photo fide;