Macroclinium villenarum D.E.Benn. 1992

Photos by the Agroriente Orchid Website in Peru

Part Shade Hot Spring EARLYFall

Common Name Villenas' Macroclinium [Peruvian Orchid Nurserymen current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 820 meters as amini-miniature sized, hot growing twig epiphyte with a fan odf distichous, imbricating, conduplicate, linear, acute leaves that completely envelope the stem and blooms spring to early fall on an axillary, paniculate, 1" [2.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 080 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing ok; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014;