Brachycorythis paucifolia Summerh., Kew Bull. 2: 123 (1947 publ. 1948

Photo by Richard Mollard


Common Name The Few Leaved Brachycorythis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast in high elevations savannahs at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying lanceoalte, acute leaves that blooms in the later summer and earlier fall on a terminal, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Les Orchidees de Cote d'Ivorie Perez-Vera 2003 photo/drawing fide;