Microthelys intagana (Dodson & Dressler) Szlach. 1996 Photo by © Alexander Hirtz

TYPE Drawing Drawing by © Dodson & Dressler and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Intag Microthelys [A location in Ecuador]

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in Imbabura province of Ecuador at elevations around 2900 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying persistent, ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, to 7.2" [18 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence enveloped by infundibuliform sheaths.

Synonyms *Ecuadoria intagana Dodson & Dressler 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología Vol 19 #2 pg 136-135 Dodson & Dressler 1994 as Ecuadoria intagana drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as Ecuadoria intagana drawing fide;