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

Common Name Schneider's Microchilus [Collector of the type 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in the department of Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 1650 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, terete, leafy stem carrying 4 to 6, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later fall on an erect, terminal, pubescent, 7.6" to 10" [19 to 25 cm] long overall, peduncle 5.2 to 6.8" [13 to 17 cm] long, rachis 2.4 to 3.4" [6 to 8.5 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate, acute floral bracts and carrying externally pubescent flowers.


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