Deiregyne chartacea (L.O.Williams) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Photo by © Luis Manuel and his Flickr Orchid Phot Website

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Common Name The Papery Deiregyne [refers to the floral bracts]

Flower Size

Found in central and southwestern Mexico under pines at elevations around 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with near basal, withering before blooming leaves that blooms in the later winter on a puberulent, bracteate rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally fragrant flowers

Synonyms Oestlundorchis chartacea (L.O.Williams) Szlach. 1991; Schiedeella chartacea (L.O.Williams) Burns-Bal. 1986; *Spiranthes chartacea L.O.Williams 1946;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquídea (Mexico City). 8(1) 1981 as Scheideella chartacea; Flora Novo-Galaciana Vol 16 Orchidaceae McVaugh 1985 as Spiranthes chartacea; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez Lopez & Dressler 2005 photo fide