Gongora tracyana Rolfe 1912

SECTION Scaphephora Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Fragrance Deep Shade Winter Spring

Common Name Tracy's Gongora [English Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Panama, Colombia and Peru? as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, angular pseduobulbs carrying 2 apical, plicate, 3 nerved, subcoriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, subacute, attenuate below into the base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a pendant, gracile, glabrous, 14" to 18" [35 to 45 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with oblong-lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carries fragrant flowers that are the smallest in the genus.

Synonyms Gongora dressleri Jenny 1991

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1960; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 4 1985 photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide as G dressleri; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 as G dressleri; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing/photo fide; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 as G dressleri drawwing/photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 as G dressleri photo fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo/drawing fide;

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