Galeandra greenwoodiana Warford 1994

Flower Closeup Photos by 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.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 4 2000 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 No 2 2001 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001