Trisetella cordeliae Luer 1989 SECTION Trisetella SUBSECTION Triaristella

Flower Closeup Photo by Milan Wagner

Flower Photo by Eric Hunt

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

Common Name Cordelia's Trisetella [Mrs Cordelia Webb discoverer of species]

Flower Size 3/5" [1.6 cm]

A central Peruvian, mini-miniature sized, densly caespitose, cool growing epiphytic species that is found at elevations around 1800 meters with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths carrying a single apical, erect, fleshy, semiterete acute leaf and blooms in the spring on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, congested verrucose raceme that arises from low on the ramicaul that has a succession of a few single flowers that are all held well above the leaves.

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis subgen Ancipita, Scopula and Trisetella Vol 6 1989 drawing fide

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