Aulosepalum nelsonii (Greenm.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Photos by © Andy Philipps and Andy's Orchids on a Stick Website


Common Name Nelson's Aulosepalum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Michoacan and Oaxaca states of Mexico as a warm to cold growing terrestrial and blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, many flowered inflorescence Mexico

Synonyms Deiregyne nelsonii (Greenm.) Burns-Bal. 1988; Deiregyne nelsonii subsp. obtusa (Schltr.) Burns-Bal.1988; Deiregyne obtusa (Schltr.) Schletr. 1920; Sarcoglottis nelsonii (Greenm.) Conz. 1947; *Spiranthes nelsonii Greenm. 1900; Spiranthes obtusa Schltr. 1918

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquídea (Mexico City), n.s., 11 1988 as Deiregyne nelsonii photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar etal 2005 photo fide