Gongora charontis Rchb. f. 1877 SECTION Scaphephora Photo by Danny Lentz

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Rod Rice and Oasis the Journal

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Common Name Charon's Gongora [Hades Ferryman]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carryiong 2 apical, plicate, leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, pendent, 22" [55 cm] long, 16 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Gongora dylaniana R.Rice 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia Vol 12 No 3/4 1977/8 drawing; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 4 1985 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Oasis Vol 1 No 1 2000 photo; Orchids Australia Vol 13 No 2 2001 photo; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 as G dylaniana;

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