Schiedeella crenulata (L.O.Williams) Espejo & López-Ferr. 1997

Drawing/photo by © ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 The Herbario AMO Website


Common Name The Crenulate Schiedeella

Flower Size .4" [1 cm] long

Found in Querétaro, Puebla, Jalisco and Morelos states of Mexico in hills with grasslands at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with faciculate-tuberous roots giving rise to leaves that are not present at blooming occuring in the later winter on a 4" [10 cm] long peduncel, racemose, rachis to .73" [1.75 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying erect, extended, glabrous, cream colored flowers with brown to brown red lines.

Synonyms Gularia crenulata (L.O.Williams) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Schiedeella trilineata var. crenulata (L.O.Williams) Szlach. 1991; *Spiranthes trilineata var. crenulata L.O.Williams 1945

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 drawing ok; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide;