Galeandra leptoceras Schltr. 1920Photo by ©Patricia Harding

Another Flower

Another AnglePhoto by © Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name The Thin Horned Galeandra [refers to the spur]

Found in Colombia as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a terete pseudobulb carrying about 5, erect-patent, lanceolate-ligulate, acuminate, plicate, 3 to 5 nerved, glabrous leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, racemose, 2" [5 cm] long, subdensely 5 to 7 flowered, flexuous, thin inflorescence with erect-patent, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

The photo by Patricia Harding fits the references stated below much better than Danny Lentz's photo which appears to be G. dives.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo hmm

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