Aulosepalum riodelayense (Burns-Bal.) Salazar 2011

DrawingPhoto/drawing by © Burns-Balough and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The De La Y River Aulosepalum

Flower Size .4 to .48" [1 to 1.2 cm] long

Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico in pine/oak woods in rocky soils at elevations around 1630 meters as a large sized, cool growing terrrestrial with linear-oblong to lanceolate, present at blooming, bassal, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, pubescent towards the apex, peduncle covered with scarious bracts, congested, sub-capitate, 9 to 10 flowered inflorescence with membraneous, broadly ovate, shortly rostrate, 3 nerved, enveloped some of the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Deiregyne riodelayensis Burns-Bal. 1988; Gracielanthus riodelayensis (Burns-Bal.) R.González & Szlach. 1995; Kionophyton riodelayensis (Burns-Bal.) Catling 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 11 1988 as Deiregyne riodelayense drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001