Cischweinfia pygmaea (Pupulin, J.Valle & G.Merino) M.W.Chase 2011

Photo by The Ecuagenera Website

Common Name The Dwarf Cischweinfia

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations of 1500 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome, erect stems enveloped completely by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying narrowly elliptic, acute leaves that blooms on an erect, racemose, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Ada pygmaea Pupulin, J.Valle & G.Merino 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #3 2009 as Ada pygmaea photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2014 as Ada pygmaea photo fide