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

LATE EARLY

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

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