Macroclinium perryi (Dodson) Dodson 1984 TYPE Drawing by Pastorelli, Bennett & Christenson

Part Shade Cool LATERFall Winter

Common Name or Meaning Mrs. Perry's Macroclinium [American Co-collector of Species Current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Pichincha Ecuador in wet montane forsts on guava trees at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by equitant, closely imbricating, green 5 to 6, obliquely ovate, acute, constricted and articulated at the base leaves that blooms in the later fall and winter on an axillary, to .8" [2 cm] long, as long as the leaves, filiform, capitate, 1 to 2 distant, small, loose sheaths, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence and carrying light pink flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones plantarum Tropicarum Plate 174 Dodson 1980 drawing fide;