Galeandra greenwoodiana Warford 1994

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Weyman Bussey

Common Name Greenwood's Galeandra [Canada-Mexican Orchid Enthuisiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Nayarit state of Mexico on the Pacific slope and is a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with swollen pseudobulb bases [separates it from G batemanii even out of flower]. This species has the largest flowers in the genus and will rebloom for years out of the same inflorecence with fragrant flowers akin to a wet dog.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 4 2000 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 No 2 2001 photo;

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