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Orchid Species: Chamelophyton kegelii

Chamelophyton kegelii is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Garay in 1974.
Genus
Chamelophyton (Cptn.)
Grex
kegelii
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Rchb.f.) Garay
Year
1974
ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela and Surinam in shady forests at elevations around 400 to 500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a stout, repent rhizome giving rise to a stout ramicaul enveloped by a loose tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, suberect to prostrate, thickly coriaceous, pustular-verrucose, broadly elliptical to circular, obtuse to rounded, contracted below into the indistinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring or winter on a lateral from the ramicaul, .04 to .06 [1 to 1.5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Garayella Garayella hexandra
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths hexandra
Add+ Restrepia Rstp kegelii
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cptn. kegelii 'Shawnunu' (2001)
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