Aspidogyne confusa (C.Schweinf.) Garay 1977

Inflorescence

Plant and Flowers in situ Brazil Photos by Andre Cardoso and his Flickr Photo Website

Common Name The Confused Aspidogyne

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Venezuela and Ecuador at elevations around 400 to 1095 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial orchid with a decumbent, becoming erect stem carrying above the middle, 4 to 6, elliptic, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 3 [7.5 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longly acuminate, concave, sparsely ciliate floral bracts

Synonyms Erythrodes confusa C.Schweinf. 1951

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969 as Erythrodees confusa drawing Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1972 as Erythrodes foliosa drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Romero an d Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;

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