Scaphosepalum cloesii Luer 1998 SECTION Leiocaulium Luer 1988 Photo by Wiel Driessen and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

Another Flower angle

Photo by Patrick & Martine Cloes and their Pleurothallid Webpage

Common Name Cloe's Scaphosepalum [Belgian original co-collector of species]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Ecuador without collection data as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the slender petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a slender, suberect, distichous, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, successively many flowered, racemose inflorescence with acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVII Luer 1998 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2003 drawing fide;