Cyclopogon williamsii Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 Drawing by © Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning William's Cyclopogon [American Orchid Botanist and collector of species current]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Bolivia in montane cloud forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of linear, cuneiform, red, strongly carinate at the base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, slender, pedunxle bracteate, glabrous, rachis pulverulent, to 12" [30 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence with glabrouis floral bracts and carrying small flowers with whitish sepals.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 19(1): 98. Dodson 1993 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador 225 [2] Orchidaceae Dodson 2005;