Aspidogyne roseoalba (Dressler) Ormerod 2007

TYPE PhotoTYPE Photo by © K Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Rose and White Aspidogyne

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect leafy stem carrying several, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, sparsely pubescent, 1.6 to 6.8" [4 to 17 cm] long overall, rachis .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Erythrodes roseoalba Dressler 1993; Platythelys roseoalba (Dressler) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; *Orquídea (Mexico City), n.s., 13(1-2): 257, 260. 1993; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 #10 2003 as Aspidogyne tuerkheimii photo fide; Manual De Plants De Costa Rica Vol III Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 as Erythrodes roseoalba