Gongora latibasis (C. Schweinf. & P.H. Allen) Jenny 1993 SECTION Gongora

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Part Shade hot spring

Common Name The Broad-Based Gongora

Flower Size

Found in Panama and Colombia at elevations around 185 to 255 meters as a just medium sized, hot to growing epiphyte with round, deeply grooved pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, plicate, gray-green leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, pendent, elongate, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Gongora fulva var. latibasis (C.Schweinf. & P.H.Allen) Whitten & Jenny 1992; Gongora maculata var. latibasis C. Schweinf. & P.H. Allen 1948

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 as G maculata var latibasis; 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; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 11 2009 photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photos fide;