Chaubardiella serrulata D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998

Photo by Carlos Uribe Velez

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Bennett & Christenson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade WarmLATE Fall

Common Name The Serrate Chaubardiella

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Cusco department of Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 920 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing fan-shaped epiphyte with oblanceolate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall on a an axillary, concealed by 3 infundibuliform bracts, with the ovary 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, pendent, yellowish green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchiadearum Peruviarum Plate 424 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014