Fernandezia sanguinea (Lindl.) Garay & Dunst. 1972

SECTION Nasonia

Plants and flowers in situ Jardin Antioquia Colombia 5/14

Another Plant and flower in situ Jardin Antioquia Colombia 5/14

Another Plant and flower in situ Jardin Antioquia Colombia 5/14

Another Plant and flower in situ Jardin Antioquia Colombia 5/14

Another Plant and flower in situ Jardin Antioquia Colombia 5/14Photos by Jay Pfahl

Another Angle

Plant and Flowers

Alba formPhotos by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Blood Red Fernandezia

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru at 3000 to 3400 meters in dense cloud forest as a miniature sized, cool growing, reedstem epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying alternate, elliptical, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an axillary, short, arcuate, few flowered, racemose inflorescence held close to the stem and just inside the leaves and occurring at any time of the year.

Synonyms Centropetalum sanguineum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1923; Fernandezia robusta (Schltr.) Senghas 1995; Nasonia robusta Schltr. 1921; *Nasonia sanguinea Lindl. 1846; Pachyphyllum steyermarkii Foldats 1968

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Orchid. Linden.: 18. 1846 as nasonia sanguinea; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten III Ecuador Schlechter 1921 as Nasonia robusta; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drwaing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 as Centropetalum sanguineum drawing good; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995 as F robusta; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 COS 2001 drawing/photo ok; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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