Neokoehleria markgrafii Friedrich 1957

Drawing photo by Breiger/TYPE Drawing by Friedrich

Common Name Markgraf's Neokoehleria

Flower Size

Found in Junin Peru as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with small, subglobose, indistinctly compressed pseduobulbs enveloped by 2 to 4 membraneous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, linear-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, acute, fleshy, channeled, narrowing below into the conduplicate, reddish base leaf that blooms on a lateral, basal, peduncle with several distant, minute bracts, racemose to tardily paniculate, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, loosely 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying small, membraneous, whitish yellow flowers

Synonyms Comparettia markgrafii (Friedrich) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; Scelochilus markgrafii (Friedrich) Dodson & M.W.Chase 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI Orchids of Peru Vol 3 Schweinfurth 1960; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Comparettia markgrafii