Pachyphyllum bryophytum Schltr. 1924 SECTION Orchidotypus Photo by Senghas

Drawing Drawing by N. Ol?drzy?ska and A SYNOPSIS OF THE GENUS ORCHIDOTYPUS (ORCHIDACEAE, VANDOIDEAE) IN COLOMBIA, WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES Website

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Common Name The Moss Loving Pachyphyllum

Flower Size

Found in Colombia at elevations of 2500 to 3000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with anj erect to ascending, delicate, rather densely leafy stem carrying oblong-ellipti to linear-oblanceoalte atteneate towards the acuminate apex, smewhat basally twisted, conduplicate, rather thick, apical margins rather loosely cilaite leavesa that bloooms at most any time of the year on a somewhat longer than the leaf, to .32" [ to .8 cm] long, 2 t o3 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying minute flowers.

Synonyms Fernandezia bryophyta (Schltr.) M.W.Chase 2011; Orchidotypus bryophytus (Schltr.) Senghas 1995

References

W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995 as Orchidotypus bryophytus photo fide; Polish Botanical Journal 59(2): 165172, Szlachetko, Kolanowska & Mystkowska 2014 drawing fide

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