Gongora irmgardiae Jenny 1993 SECTION Grossa Photo by Orchi and courtesy of The Russian Wikipedia Website

Another Angle Photo by T Kusibab and courtesy of His Photo Website

Common Name Imgardi's Gongora

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Colombia in mangrove marshes and estuaries at elevations near sea level as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect, plicate, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a basal, pendent, 24" [60 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 No 11 1996 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing/photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 5 2003 photo; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo/drawing fide;

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