Cyclopogon longibracteatus (Barb. Rodr.) Schltr. 1920 Photo by Chiron and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Long-Bracted Cyclopogon

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Brazil and Paraguay at elevations of 300 to 700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial or epiphyte with narrowly elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring in nature on a terminal, erect, 7" [17.5 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence enveloped almost completely by imbricate, lanceolate, acute bracts and with longer than the flower floral bracts

Synonyms Beadlea longibracteata (Barb. Rodr.) Garay 1982; Cyclopogon trilineatus Barb.Rodr. 1881; *Spiranthes longibracteata Barb. Rodr. 1877; Spiranthes rodriguesii Cogn. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; The Organ Mountain Range, ite History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing fide/photo fide