Deiregyne densiflora (C.Schweinf.) Salazar & Soto Arenas 2010 Photo by © A. Lopez-Ferrari


Common Name The Densely Flowered Deiregyne

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Mexico in oak or oak/pine forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a stout, erect stem carrying cauline, elliptic, withered at blooming leaves and elliptic-ovate bracts grading into the glabrous floral bracts above that blooms on a terminal, erect, spiralling, rachis 2" [5 cm] long, densely flowered inflorescence with the glandular-pubescent, scented flowers enveloped by the broadly ovate, acuminate, scarious with brown lines floral bracts

Synonyms Dithyridanthus densiflorus (C.Schweinf.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Schiedeella densiflora (C.Schweinf.) Burns-Bal. 1981; *Spiranthes densiflora C.Schweinf. 1937; Stenorrhynchos densiflorum (C.Schweinf.) Szlach. 1992

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ORQUIDEA (Méx . ) 8(1) 1981 as Schiedeella densiflora; Flora Novo-Galaciana Vol 16 Orchidaceae McVaugh 1985 as Spiranthes densiflora drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as Dithyridanthus densiflora drawing fide; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 as Schiedeella densiflora drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez Lopez & Dressler 2005 photo fide