Macroclinium exiguum Pupulin 2001Drawing by Pupulin and The Epidendra Website

Full shade LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Small Macroclinium [refers to the plant size]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia on twigs as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with inconspicuous, subcircular, complanate pseudobulbs enveloped completely by 2 conduplicate, leaf bearing sheaths and carrying conduplicate, laterally flattened, subfalcate-elliptic to narrowly elliptic=lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, racemose, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, cucullate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Selbyana 22(1): 14, f. 1. 2001 Pupulin