Aspidogyne repens (Poepp. & Endl.) Garay 1977Drawing by Kraenzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Crawling Aspidogyne [refers to the

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru and Brazil at elevations of 1350 to 1500 metes as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ascending, thin stem carrying a few oblong-lanceolateacute to acuminate, attenuate below into a pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, villous-tomentose, 4.8 to 7.2" [12 to 18 cm] long, spicate, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Erythrodes lobatocalcar C.Schweinf. 1941; Erythrodes repens (Poepp. & Endl.) Ames 1922; Microchilus repens (Poepp. & Endl.) D.Dietr. 1852; *Pelexia repens Poepp. & Endl. 1837; Physurus repens (Poepp. & Endl.) Lindl. 1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Studies in the Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Erythrodes repens; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 1945 as Physurus repens; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 as Erythrodes lobatocalcar drawing fide; Macchu Picchu Orchids Christenson 2003 as Erythrodes lobatocalcar;