Macroclinium wullschlaegelianum (Focke) Dodson 1984 Photos by Luis Felipe Varella.

Another Angle

Inflroescence Photo by Bill Garris.


Common Name or Meaning Wullschleaegel's Macroclinium [German Botanist and Orchid Collector in Jamaica 1800's]

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found in Belize?, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Peru and Brazil as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing, fan orchid with inconspicuous, ellipsoid pseudobulbs carrying several, equitant, fleshy, obliquely oblong-lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, acute or subacute leaves that blooms on an axilary, arching, to 2" [to 5 cm] long, slender, few flowered, sub-umbellate inflorescence occuring in the winter and summer.

Synonyms *Notylia wullschlaegeliana Focke 1853

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 as Notylia wullschlaegelianum drawing; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Notylia wullschlaegelianum drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 as Notylia wullschlaegelianum drawing ok; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 as Notylia wullschlaegelianum drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as Notylia wullschlaegeliana drawing fide; AOS Bulletin VOl 48 No 9 1979 as Notylia wullchlaegiella photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as Notylia wullschlaegeliana drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 No 11 1982 as Notylia wullschlagliana photo ok; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 939 Dodson 1984 [M hirtzii] The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 as Notylia wullschlagliana photo ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996 drawing/photo good; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo hmm; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing ok; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;