Gongora ilense Whitten & Jenny 1992 SECTION Eugongora SUBSECTION Gongora

Another Flower Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name The Ila Gongora [Mountains in Ecuador]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 100 to 800 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with swollen, longitudinally ribbed pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, broad, thin plicate leaves that blooms on a basal, pendant, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 drawing/photo fide;

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