Cleistes angeliana Campacci 2011

Flower in situ Brazil TYPE Photo by © Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Angel's Cleistes [Maria Angela Sallas de Miranda founder of the Diamantina Orchid Society]

Flower Size 3.8" [9.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil near rivers and streams at elevations around 1200 meters as a large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a long, straight, glabrous, green stem carrying soft, linear-lanceolate, acute, pale green, 3 to 5 leaves that blooms in the summer on a sessile, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 9: 324 Campacci 2011 photo/drawing fide