Crossoglossa nanegalensis Dodson ex Dodson 1995 Photo by Alex Hirtz

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website Drawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website

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Common Name The Nanegal Crossoglossa [A region of Pichincha department of Ecuador]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Pichincha Ecuador at elevations around 1700 to 2400 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with caulescent, recumbent to erect stems enveloped by imbricating, distichous leaf sheaths carrying membraneous, elliptic, acuminate, narrowing below into the long-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a terminal, elongate, peduncle to 5.2" [13 cm] long, rachis to 12" [30 cm] long, recurved apically, spirally arranged, many flowered inflorescence with awl-shaped, entire margin floral bracts and carrying yellow green flowers.

Distinguished by the nodding apex of the inflorescence, the pandurate lip longer than 7mm, the truncate apex, and saggitate base, with entire margins, the shallow longitudinal keel down the center of the lip, and the lck o a bassl calus.

Synonyms Crossoglossa nanegalensis Dodson 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 523 Dodson 1989 as Malaxis lloensis drawing fide; Orquideologia 19: 88 Dodson 1993 nom inval; *Lindleyana 10(1): 3. Dodson ex Dodson 1995; Flora of Ecuador 225 [2] Orchidaceae AA - Cyrtidiorchis Dodson & Luer 2005 as C lloensis; Flora of Ecuador 225 [2] Orchidaceae AA - Cyrtidiorchis Dodson & Luer 2005;

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