Aspidogyne lindleyana (Cogn.) Garay 1977

Inflorescence Photos by Prof. JOSE ANTONIO RADINS and his Flora de Missiones website

Drawing Drawing by von Martius, Eichler, Urban and Wikimedia website

Full Shade Cool LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name Lindley's Aspidogyne [English Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size 1/8" [4 mm]

Found in Brazil and Argentina as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a leafy stem carrying, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, 4" [10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, shorter than the flower floral bracts

Synonyms Erythrodes lindleyana (Cogn.) Ames 1922; Physurus lindleyanus Cogn. 1895; Physurus lindmanii Kraenzl.1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 35 Schlechter1925 as Physurus lindmanii; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes lindleyana; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 as Physurus lindmanii drawing ok; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Iconographia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Physurus lindleyanus; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes lindleyana drawing ok;

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