Capanemia gehrtii Hoehne 1939 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista Photo by Apolonia Grade and Orchidstudium

Common Name or Meaning Gehrt's Catasetum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerias, Sao Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with oval-oblong pseudobulbs enveloped by a diaphanous sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, cylinrical, somewhat sulcate leaf that blooms on a basal, shorter than the leaf, 1.2" [3 cm] long, racemose, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Capanemia ensata Pabst 1967

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as C ensata drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 photo fide