Uleiorchis ulei (Cogn.) Handro 1958

Drawing by Bobbi Angell and The New York Botanical Garden Website

Full shade Hot

Common Name or Meaning Ule's Uleiorchis [German Plant Collector Later 1800 earlier 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam, northern Brazil and Peru at elevations of 300 to 500 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, hot growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by 1 to 3 sheaths and carrying 4 to 8, basal, atrophied, linear-filamentous leaves that blooms on an erect, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, single to few flowered inflorescence with ovate, shortly acuminate, shorter to as long as the ovary floral bracts .

Synonyms Uleiorchis cogniauxiana Hoehne 1944; *Wullschlaegelia ulei Cogn. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Flora of Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969 drawing good; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as U cogniasxiana; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 20(2): 67216. Ossenbach & Jenny 2020 drawing fide