Gomphichis longifolia (Rolfe) Schltr. 1922 Drawing by Vasquez & Dodson

Partial Shade Cold SummerFall

Common Name The Long Leaved Gomphichis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in montane cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 3000 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with fasiculate, fleshy, hairy roots with a rosette of basal, lanceolate, acute, basally conduplicate into the channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a terminal, erect, to 32" [80 cm] long, glabrous, racemose, peduncle enveloped by loose, acuminate sheaths, rachis pyramidical, pulverulent, many flowered inflorescence with pulverulent floral bracts and carying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms *Stenoptera longifolia Rolfe 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 234 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Nowak, S., Szlachetko, D.L., Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. et al. Plant Syst Evol ( 301: 61. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-014-1054-4 2015