Cyclopogon cearensis Barb.Rodr. 1882

Drawing Drawing by © Friedrich Reinhardt-Verlag, Basel, Switzerland and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Ceara' Cyclopogon [A State of northeastern Brazil]

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in northeastern Brazil as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an ovate, obtuse, abruptly narrowing below into the thin, elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, thin, several flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute bracts and longer than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Beadlea cearensis (Barb.Rodr.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Spiranthes elata var. cearensis (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing ok; helonbifida.jpg