~Govenia sodiroi Schltr. 1921 - See Govenia utriculata (Sw.) Lindl. 1839 Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

Common Name or Meaning Sodiro's Govenia [Orchid Enthusiast in Ecuador early 1900's]

Found in Ecuador as a cool to cold growing terrestrial at elevations of 1700 to 2800 meters and said to be a synonym of Govenia utriculata but I have it here separate to show the differences.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;