Scelochiloides coimbrae Dodson & R.Vásquez 1998 Photo by © Dodson & R.Vásquez and the Epidendra Website

Common Name Coimbra's Scelochiloides [Bolivian Botanical Garden Direstor in Santa Cruz current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Santa Cruz Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with subcylindrical, sulcate pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 sheaths and carrying a single, coriaceous, rigid, fleshy, linear, acute, gradually narropwing below into the conduplicate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, suberect to curved, racemose to paniculate, 3.2 to 7.2" [8 to 18 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Comparettia coimbrae (Dodson & R.Vásquez) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. a 2(1): 13, f. 9, 10. 1998 Dodson & Vasquez drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Comparettia coimbrae