Gongora cruciformis Whitten & D.E. Benn. 1994

Side View Of Flower

Lip Detail

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Common Name The Cross-Shaped Gongora [Refers to the lateral processes at the rear of the lip

Flower Size

Found in Peru and Bolivia at elevations of 800 to 900 meters as a warm growing epiphyte blooming in the late spring with a pendant inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide

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