Trichosalpinx werneri Luer 2002 SUBGENUS Tubella

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website

Full shade Cold Fall

Common NameWerner's Trichosalpinx

Flower Size .12" [3mm]

Found in Zamora Chinchipe Ecuador at elevations around 2200 meters as a miniature sized, prolific, cold growing epiphyte with pendent, slender, prolific ramicaul enveloped by 3 closely adpressed, microscopically scabrous, lepanthiform shetths and carrying a single, apical, descending, thickly coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, fusiform, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall on a congested, filiform, [6 to 8 mm] long including the [2 mm] long peduncle, simultaneously 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence arisng from near the apex of the ramicaul


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;