Deiregyne rhombilabia Garay 1980 publ. 1982

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Drawing Photo/drawing by © Burns-Balough and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Rhomboid-Shaped Lip Deiregyne

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Jalisco, Michoacan, Mexico, Morelos, Oaxaca and Puebla states of Mexico on dry hillsides, or among rocks in oak forests or in much disturbed mesquite woodlands at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a large to giant sized, cool growing terrestrial with a stout, erect, puberulous stem that is leafless at blooming occuring in the late winter and spring , scape enveloped by about 15 close, acuminate, scarious bracts rachis 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, evidently spirally arranges, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Oestlundorchis rhombilabia (Garay) Szlach. 1991; Oestlundorchis rhombilabia subsp. tamayoi Szlach. 1994; Spiranthes rhombilabia (Garay) McVaugh 1985; Triceratostris rhombilabia (Garay) Szlach. & R.González 1996; Triceratostris rhombilabia subsp. tamayoi (Szlach.) Szlach. & R.González 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 16: 332 McVaugh1985 as Spirianthes rhomilabia; ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 10 (2): 370 Greenwood 1988 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 as Triceratostris rhombilabiadrawing fide; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing fide/photo fide;