Pelexia goyazensis (Cogn.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Goias Pelexia [A state of Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in southern Brazil at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with no leaves at blooming which occurs in the late winter and early fall on a terminal, erect, 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, rachis 1" [2.5 cm] 3 to 6, subsecund flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, lanceolate, acuminate, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Cyclopogon aphyllus Schltr. 1920; Cyclopogon goyazensis (Cogn.) Schltr. 1920; *Spiranthes goyazensis Cogn. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fac 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Cyclopogon aphyllus; Flora Brasilica Fac 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Cyclopogon goyazensis; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Cyclopogon aphyllus drawing ok

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