Gongora escobariana Whitten 1991 SECTION Eugongora SUBSECTION Portentosa

Lip Detail

Frontal View

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

Common Name Escobar's Gongora [Colombian Orchid Nurseryman current]

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia Colombia and blooms on a pendant, many flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 as G sanderiana photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 errata = G escobariana; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 photo fide; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing/photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 5 2003 photo;