Neokoehleria corydaloides (Kraenzl.) Garay 1973 Photo by Hans-Gerhardt Seeger

Common Name The Corydalis-Like Neokoehleria

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in the Maipiri region of Bolivia at elevations around 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with cylindrical, slightly basally thickened, with age becoming strongly longitudinally grooved and ridged pseudobulbs and carrying a single, erect, linear to linear-lanceolate, rather leathery, acute leaf that blooms on a basal, to 8" [20 cm] long, 20 to 25 flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Comparettia corydaloides (Kraenzl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; Rodriguezia corydaloides Kraenzl. 1928; Scelochilus corydaloides (Kraenzl.) Garay 1958

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006 as Scelochilus corydaloides; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Comparettia corydaloides