Aspidogyne longicornu (Cogn.) Garay 1977Photo by Marcelo Rodrigues and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Long Spur Aspidogyne

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guyana, Surinam and Brazil as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 6, ovate-elliptic, acute to acuminate, glabrous, pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, slightly pubescent, 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Erythrodes longicornu (Cogn.) Ames 1915; Physurus longicalcaratus Schltr. 1922; *Physurus longicornu Cogn. 1906 publ. 1907;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 1945 as Physurus longicalcarata Drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 1945 as Physurus longicornu; Iconographia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Physurus longicalcaratus; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes longicornu drawing good; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide

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