Cleistes paulensis (Schltr.) Schltr. 1926 C mantiqueirae group Drawing by Schlechter and


Common Name The Sao Paulo Cleistes

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 2 linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on terminal and axillary, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Pogonia paulensis Schltr. 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol VII 1 1-12 Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good