Scaphyglottis jimenezii Schltr. 1918Photo by A. Cascante-Marín

TYPE Photo

TYPE Photos by © H Teuscher

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Jimenez's Scaphyglottis [Costa Rican Collector of the type 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in very wet, pluvial and cloud forests at elevations of 700 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with superposed, basal ones many branched, thin stems with subacute, verrucose sheaths and carrying 2, ligulate, retuse leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a very short, terminal, single flowered inflorescence carrying pale green to cinnamon colored tinted with coffee-purple color.

Synonyms Pachystele jimenezii (Schltr.) Schltr. 1923; Pachystelis jimenezii (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 #3 1963 photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Lankesteriana 19(1). 31 - 55 2019 photo fide