Aspidogyne chocoensis Ormerod 2009 TYPE Drawing by Paul Ormerod and The Notulae Goodyerinae IV, Taiwania Website


Common Name The Choco Aspidogyne [A department of western Colombia]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Choco Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 4 to 5, obliquely lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute, margins undulate, above with a paler indistinct narrow stripe on the midvein, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, pubescent, 10" [25 cm] long overall, peduncle to 6.2 to 6.6" [15.5 to 16.5 cm] long, 3 to 4 bracted, scattered, lowest subfoliose, rachis to 3.4 to 3.6" [8.5 to 9 cm] long, laxly 10 to 14 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *TAIWANIA, 54(1): 45-51 Ormerod 2009 drawing fide;