!Schlimmia jasminodora Planch. & Linden 1853

Another Flower?


Photos by Jay Pfahl


Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia


Common Name The Jasmine Scented Schlimmia

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Colombia at elevations around 1800 to 2300 meters as a small sized, pendant, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and summer on an pendant several flowered inflorescence with jasmine scented flowers

Synonyms Schlimia pandurata Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Orquideologia Vol 27 #1 2010 photo fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide