Cyclopogon calophyllus (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1877

Plant and Flowers Photos by © Josť A. Radins Argentina

Part Shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Beautiful Leafed Cyclopogon

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Brazil and Argentina at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, cool to ocld growing terrestrial with a few basal, dark green 2 to 3 striped light green, ovate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, to 16" [to 40 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, spaced bracts and shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Beadlea calophylla (Barb.Rodr.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; *Spiranthes calophylla Barb.Rodr. 1877

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; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; The Organ Mountain Range, ite History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide

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