Scelochilus hauensteinii Königer 1996 Drawing by © Koniger and The EpidendraWebsite

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name Hauenstein's Scelochilus [German Collector and Discoverer of Species current]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia without locality as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical to vary narrowly ovoid, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 to 3 scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, thickly coriaceous, subsulcate within along the midvein, acute to apiculate, gradually narrowing below into the shortly conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an axillary, racemose, nodding, thin, terete, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with 2 close bracts.

Synonyms Comparettia hauensteinii (Königer) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Arcula 5: 143. 1996 Koniger drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Comparettia hausensteinii