Cyclopogon chloroleucus Barb.Rodr. 1877TYPE Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

EARLY

Common Name or Meaning The Green and White Cyclopogon [refrersd to the leaves]

Flower Size

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil, Paraguay and Missiones Argentina as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 4 to 6 in a basal rosette, ovate, acute, green with 3 to 5 white arcs above, greenish white beneath, undulate margins, rounded below into the pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a termoinal, erect, peduncel with 4 to 6 bracts, 14 to 20" [35 to 50 cm] long overall, rachis 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18 cm] long, laxly 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence. with triangular-linear, long acuminate, finely puberulent, shorter than the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms Cyclopogon chloroleucus var. australis Hoehne 1945; Cyclopogon chloroleucus var. fontialis Barb.Rodr. 1877; Cyclopogon chloroleucus var. longipetiolata Barb.Rodr. 1877; Spiranthes chloroleuca Barb.Rodr. 1877; Spiranthes chloroleuca var. concolor Porsch 1908; Spiranthes chloroleuca var. fontinalis Barb.Rodr. 1877; Spiranthes chloroleuca var. longipetiolata Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 35: 30 1925; Flora Brasilica Fasc. 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 drawing ; Flora Brasilica Fasc. 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Cyclopogon chloroleucus var. australis; Flora Brasilica Fasc. 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Cyclopogon chloroleucus var. longipetiolata; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

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