Acostaea campylotyle P.Ortiz 1979

Another Flower

TYPE Photos by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Eric Hunt


Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Drawing

Plant and Flower Drawing

Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Deep shade Cool fall

Common Name The Bent Callus Acostaea

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 1500 to 1800 meters as a densely caespitose, mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with ascending to erect ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical to narrowly elliptical to narrowly obovate, subacute to obtuse, cuneat to narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect to suberect, slender, 1.2" [3 cm] long, loose, racemose, successively few [3 to 8] flowered inflorescence with thin floral bracts

Synonyms Specklinia campylotyle (P.Ortiz) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Orquideologia Vol 13 No 3 1979 drawing/photo fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IV Systematics of Acostaea, Condylago and Porroglossum Luer 1987 drawing fide;

Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 1993 Dodson drawing fide;

Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Specklinia campylotyle photo fide;

Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo/drawing fide