Chaubardiella pubescens Ackerman 1981

Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt


Common Name The Finely Hairy Chaubardiella

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Colombia on steep banks and cliffs in humus at elevations of 300 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial that has a fan of a few leaves and blooms on a short, axillary, lateral at ground level, single flowered inflorescence carrying a fragrant flower with a foul fragrance.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids COS Vol 1 1990 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 ; Orquideologia Vol. 21 No 1 Dodson 2000 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo fide;