Aspidogyne bidentifera (Schltr.) Garay 1977Photo by The Asociacion Posadena de Orquideofilos Website

Common Name The Two Toothed Aspidogyne

Flower Size

Found in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina near watercourses and in very wet soils with good light and ample air circulation as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with several, dark green, slightly undulate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aspidogyne serripetala (Garay) Garay 1977; Erythrodes bidentifera (Schltr.) Garay 1954; Erythrodes serripetala Garay 1967; *Physurus bidentiferus Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus bidentiferus drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes bidentifera drawing ok