Govenia purpusii Schltr. 1918 Photo by AMO and the Associacion Mexicano de Orquideas Website


Common Name Purpus Govenia

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Found in Jalisco, Guerrero and Mexico states of Mexico and Guatemala at elevations of 2500 to 2800 meters as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring and early summer

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Govenia liliacea var. purpusii (Schltr.) L.O.Williams 1939; Govenia mutica var. purpusii (Schltr.) Correll 1947; Govenia pauciflora Lindl. 1842

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 24 Schlechter/Brieger 1991 as G pauciflora; Die Orchideen lieferung 24 Schlechter/Brieger 1991;