Microchilus quetamensis Ormerod 2013 TYPE Drawing by Ormerod and The Harvard Papers in Botany Website


Common Name The Quetame Microchilus [A town in Cundinamarca Colombia]

Flower Size

Found in the department of Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 1550 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, terete, leafy stem carrying 5 to 9, obliquely elliptic, subacuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later fall on an erect, terminal, pubescent, 8.2" [20.5 cm] long overall, peduncle 4.88" [12.2 cm] long, rachis 3.4" [8.5 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate, subacuminate floral bracts and carrying externally pubescent, brownish green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harvard Pap. Bot. 18: 55 Ormerod 2013 drawing fide;