Aspidogyne fimbrillaris (B.S.Williams ex Buyss.) Garay 1977 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Inflorescence Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website


Common Name The Fimbriate Aspidogyne

Flower Size 1/2" [9mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina states of Brazil as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid with spaced in a whorl going up the stem, silver on pale green, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, acute abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves leaves and blooms in the later spring on an erect, several flowered inflorescence with well spaced lanceolate, acute bracts and shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying small flowers.

Synonyms Aspidogyne nobilis (Rchb.f.) Baptista 2005; Aspidogyne nobilis var. argyrocentra (Hoehne) J.M.H.Shaw 2013; Erythrodes nobilis (Rchb.f.) Pabst 1956; Erythrodes nobilis var. argyrocentra (Hoehne) Pabst 1972; Physurus fimbrillaris B.S.Williams ex Buyss. 1878; *Physurus nobilis Rchb.f. 1873; Physurus nobilis var argyrocentrus Hoehne 1945

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus nobilis drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Physurus nobilis var argyrocentrus drawing fide; Iconographia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Physurus nobilis var argyrocentrus; AOS Bulletin Vol 31 No 2 1962 as Erythrodes nobilis var argyrocentrum photo good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes nobilis drawing ok; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo good