Gongora tracyana Rolfe 1912

SECTION Eugongora SUBSECTION Scaphephora Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Fragrance Deep Shade Winter Spring

Common Name The Bent Gongora

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Peru 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


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; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 photo fide; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing/photo fide