Myrosmodes ustulatum (Schltr.) Garay 1978TYPE Drawingas Aa ustulata by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Burned Red Myrosmodes

Flower Size Minute

Found in Ecuador in paramo at elevations of 3000 to 4100 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter on an erect, completly enveloped by 5 to 6, fistulose, loose fitting, diaphanous sheaths with a blackish brown apex, rachis short to 1.6" [4 cm] long, cylindric, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with a decurved, blackish brown apex, obovate-oblong, obtuse floral bracts.

Synonyms *Aa ustulata Schltr. 1921; Altensteinia ustulata (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1950

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Ecuador 9(225: 1): 168 Garay 1978