Corymborkis galipanensis (Rchb.f.) Foldats 1959 Drawing by Foldats

Collection Sheet

Collection sheet and drawing by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Cerro Galipan Corymborkis [A hill in Venezuela]

Flower Size .4" [2 cm]

Found in northern Venezuela at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with simple, glabrous stems that are enveloped basally by several plicate sheaths and carrying 6 or so, on the apical portion of the stem, oblong-elliptic to elliptic, acuminate, strongly attenuate and pseudo-petiolate basally leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, paniculate, branches subpatent, smooth to somewhat scaly, sub-laxly many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Corymbis galipanensis (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1865; *Macrostylis galipanensis Rchb.f. 1854

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venzuela Volumen XV Orchidaceae Part 1 Foldats 1969 drawing fide;