Aspidogyne foliosa (Poepp. & Endl.) Garay 1977

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Gerard Guillot The Orchidees de Guyane website

Drawing of Physurus densiflorus Drawing by von Martius, Eichler, Urban and Wikimedia website

Deep ShadeWarm to Cool Winter

Common Name The Leafy Aspidogyne

Flower Size 3/8" [9 mm]

Found in Surinam, Fr Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect, leafy stem carrying ovate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, 4" [10 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with 2, lanceolate, acute bracts and the flowers held in an apical corymb.

Synonyms Aspidogyne aratanhensis (Barb.Rodr.) Baptista 2005; Aspidogyne multifoliata (C.Schweinf.) Garay 1977; Aspidogyne oreadum (S.Moore) Garay 1977; Erythrodes aratanhensis (Barb.Rodr.) Ames 1922; Erythrodes densiflora (Lindl.) Ames 1922; Erythrodes foliosa (Poepp. & Endl.) Ames 1922; Erythrodes multifoliata C.Schweinf. 1941; Erythrodes oreadum (S.Moore) Pabst 1957; Erythrodes stenocentron (Schltr.) Ames 1922; Microchilus densiflorus (Lindl.) D.Dietr. 1852; Microchilus foliosus (Poepp. & Endl.) D.Dietr. 1852; *Pelexia foliosa Poepp. & Endl.1837; Physurus aratanhensis Barb.Rodr. 1882; Physurus oreadum S.Moore 1895; Physurus densiflorus Lindl. 1840; Physurus foliosus (Poepp. & Endl.) Lindl. 1840; Physurus stenocentron Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes aratahensis; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes densiflora; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes foliosa; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes stenocentron; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus oreadum; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 Hoehne; 1945 as Physurus densiflorus drawing ok; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus aratanhensis drawing ok; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus foliosa; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 as Erythrodes foliosa; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 as Erythrodes multifoliata drawing fide; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 as Erythrodes stenocentron; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol. 5 Dunsterville and Garay 1972 as Erythrodes foliosa drawing not = Aspidogyne confusa; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969 as Erythrodes foliosa; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes densiflora drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes aratanhensis drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes foliosa drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes oreadum drawing ok; Flora of Ecuador 225 [1] Garay 1978 as A multifoliata; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 as Erythrodes multifoliata drawing fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlatchenko, Veyret, Mytnik-Ejsmont, Sawicka, Rutowski and Baranow 2012 drawing; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing good/photo hmm

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