Aspidogyne commelinoides (Barb.Rodr.) Garay 1977 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Part shadeCool

Common Name or Meaning The Commelina-Like Aspidogyne

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais, Espiritu Santo and Rio Grande do Sul states of Brazil as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect leafy stem carrying elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, 4"[10 cm] long, densely many flowered, conical inflorescence with broadly lanceolate, acute, as long as the flower floral bracts

Synonyms Erythrodes commelinoides (Barb.Rodr.) Ames 1922; *Physurus commelinoides Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes commelinoides; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 as Physurus commelinoides drawing ok; Iconographia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Physurus commelinoides; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes commeliniodes drawing ok; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide