Hapalorchis trilobata Schltr. 1920

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Deep Shade

Common Name The Three Lobed Hapalorchis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Valle de Cauca department of Colombia as a mini-miniature to miniature sized terrestrial with fasciculate, fusiform-thickened, villous tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying about 3 to 4, spreading, ovate, subacuminate, basally rounded into the glabrous, canaliculate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, thin, rachis to 1" [2.5 cm] long, secund, sublaxly 2 to 4 flowereed inflorescence with elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 65 Colombia Schlechter1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57:76 Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide