Myrosmodes breve (Schltr.) Garay 1978TYPE Drawing as Aa brevis by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Short Myrosmodes

Flower Size Minute

Found in Pichincha Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 3450 to 4000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with when present, fasciculate, fleshy, elliptic, petioalte base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, short, enveloped completley by densely imbricating, funnel-shped sheaths, terminated by a conical, many flowered inflorescence with from a cuneate base, transversly elliptic with erose-denticulate margin floral bracts.

Synonyms *Aa brevis Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Ecuador 9(225: 1): 168 Garay1978