Neokoehleria paniculata C.Schweinf. 1946 TYPE Drawing by Dodson & Vasquez and Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 369 1989

Common Name The Paniculate Neokoehleria

Flower Size

Found in Junin Peru at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-minature sized, cool growing epiphyte with small, caespitose, oblong-cylindrical,, deeply striate-rugose when dried, pseudobulbs enveloped by several, distichous, imbricating sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, very fleshy, narrowly linear, semicylindric in cross-section, acute, sessile into the cuneate base leaf that blooms on numerous, lateral, basal, commonly loosely branched to paniculate, short, more or less recurved, successively single, several flowered branches, many flowered inflorescence with wide spreading, lanceolate, concave floral bracts and carrying very small, membraneous flowers.

Synonyms Comparettia paniculata (C.Schweinf.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; Scelochilus paniculatus (C.Schweinf.) Dodson & M.W.Chase 1993

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