Macroclinium chasei Dodson & D.E.Benn. 1989 sect. Hirtzae Dodson & Pupulin LCDP Photo by Mathias E Engels and the Lankesteriana Website

Another flower

Another Angle Photos by Carola Pahl

Common Name Chase's Macroclinium [American Botanist at Kew Current]

Flower Size 1/4" [7mm]

Found in Brazil, Bolivia and Peru in tropical wet forests on old abandoned lichen and moss covered citrus trees at elevations around 200 to 850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing twig epiphyte with a fan of 3 to 4, equitant, fleshy, articulated, imbricating at the base, clear green, purple reticulation and margined leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a basal to axillary, erect, slender, 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence with several small, acute, cupped bracts and carrying 1 to 2 flowers open at a time


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 98 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 246 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drwaing fide; LANKESTERIANA 17(3): 369373. 2017 drawing/photo fide