Cyclopogon itatiaiensis (Kraenzl.) Hoehne 1945 Drawing by Kraenzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Itatiaia Cyclopogon [A town In Rio de Janiero state of Brazil]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in southeastern Brazil to Parana' as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with basal, 4, erect-patent, ovate-elliptic, slighty acute, rounded below into the thin pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, straight to slightly sinuous, enveloped by 5, acuminate, amplexicaul bracts, erect, rachis 3.6" [9 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with suberect, lanceolate, acuminate, slightly longer to equal to the ovaries floral bracts

Synonyms Beadlea itatiaiensis (Kraenzl.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Cyclopogon paulensis Schltr. 1922; *Spiranthes itatiaiensis Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orquideas do Estado do Espiritu Santo Ruschi 1997 drawing ok