Myoxanthus werneri Luer 2006 SUBGENUS Myoxanthus SECTION Myoxanthus Luer 1992

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name Werner's Myoxanthus [German Original Collector of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Zamora-Chinchipe province of Ecuador at elevations around 2000 meters as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by 6, long, tubular, hispidulous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a fascile of many, .32 to .44" [.8 to 1.1 cm] long, simultaneous, single flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the ramicaul, with infundibular, pubescent floral bracts that envelop the pedicel.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 photo fide