Deiregyne diaphana (Lindl.) Garay 1980 publ 1982 Drawing by © Rutkowski, Szlachetko Górniak and The Phylogeny and taxonomy of the subtribes Spiranthinae, Stenorrhynchidinae and Cyclopogoninae (Spirantheae, Orchidaceae) in Central and South America Web site


Common Name The Diaphanous Deiregyne

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Oaxaca Mexico in grasslands near scrub and deciduous tropical forests at elevations of 1800 to 2400 meters as a cold growing terrestrial with diurnally scented flowers

Synonyms Burnsbaloghia diaphana (Lindl.) Szlach. 1991 publ. 1992; Deiregyne chloreiformis (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Schltr. 1920; Gyrostachys chloreiformis (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Kuntze 1891; Sarcoglottis diaphana (Lindl.) W.H.Baxter 1850; Sarcoglottis oaxacana (B.L.Rob. & Greenm.) Conz. 1947; Schiedeella chloriformis (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Burns-Bal. 1981; Schiedeella diaphana (Lindl.) Burns-Bal. & E.W.Greenw. 1986; Spiranthes chloreiformis A.Rich. & Galeotti 1845; *Spiranthes diaphana Lindl. 1844; Spiranthes oaxacana B.L.Rob. & Greenm. 1896

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001 as Burnsbaloughia diaphana drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearaum Vol 3 Orchiodeae Part 2 Vanilloideae Pridgeon, Cribb. Chase & Rasmusen 2003; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez Lopez and Dressler 2005;