!Seegeriella pinifolia Senghas 1997

Inflorescence and Plant in situ Bolivia Photo by Hans-Gerhardt Seeger

Another Photo Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Common Name The Pine-Needle Like Leafed Seegeriella

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found in Bolivia on very mossy trees in wet mossy, cloud forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte in bright light with terete acute leaves held in a fan-shape, and blooms on a pendant, 1" [2.5 cm] long umbel of a few flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *J. Orchideenfreund 4(4): 189. 1997; Orchids AOS Bulletin vol 69 # 12 2000 pg 1162-3 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 drawing/photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 as Elloyella bifida photo fide