Microchilus perijanus Ormerod 2009 TYPE Drawing by Paul Ormerod and The Notulae Goodyerinae IV, Taiwania Website


Common Name The Serrania de Perija Microchilus [A mountain in northeastern Cesar Colombia]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Valle Colombia at elevations around 2375 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, terete stem carrying laxly 8 to 9, lanceolate , acute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, pubescent,11.8" [29.5 cm] long overall, peduncle to 8" [20 cm] long, laxly 3 bracted, rachis to 3.76" [9.4 cm] long, sublaxly 22 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *TAIWANIA, 54(1): 45-51 Ormerod 2009 drawing fide;