Gongora erecta Whitten & D.E. Benn. 1998

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Nicholas Plummer

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Common Name or Meaning The Erect-Blooming Gongora

Found in Peru at elevations around 350 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer.

Synonyms Zosterophyllanthos fornix ( Luer & R.Escobar ) Szlach. & Marg. 2002

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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