Greenwoodiella wercklei (Schltr.) Salazar & R.Jiménez 2016

TYPE Drawing by © Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Werckle's Greenwoodiella [German Orchid Collector In Central America 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Mexico, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with, erect-patent, glabrous, ovate, shortly acuminate, subcordate below into the thin, sulcate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a substrict-erect, rachis 1" [2.5 cm] long, sublaxly to about 5 flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally scented flowers.

Synonyms Schiedeella amesiana Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Schiedeella dodii Burns-Bal. 1989; Schiedeella wercklei (Schltr.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; *Spiranthes wercklei Schltr. 1912; Spiranthes wrightii Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10(263-265): 482. Schlechter1911 as Spiranthes wercklei drawing fide; *Bot. Mus. Leafl. 28(4): 358. Garay 1980[1982] as Schiedeela wercklei; Moscosoa 4: 192 Dod 1986 as Schiedeella amesiana; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 as Schieldeela werclei; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #5 2017 photo fide;