Cyclopogon prasophylloides (Garay) Szlach. 1993

Plant and Flowers

Photos by © Héctor Castañeda and The Arboretum Universidad Francisco Marroquin Website

Common Name The Prasophyllum-Like Cyclopogon

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala and Costa Rica in wet forests at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with basal, in a rosette, glabrous, herbaceous, broadly elliptic, acute to obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a slender, erect, terminal, to 14" [35 cm] long, overall, rachis 2" [5 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with longer than the flowers floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms *Beadlea prasophylloides Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Spiranthes prasophylla var. cleistogama Ames & Correll 1942

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Hammel, Grayum, Herrera, and Zamora 2005; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018