Palmorchis puber (Cogn.) Garay 1962 Drawing by Foldats

Drawing Drawing by Pabst

Full Shade

Common Name The Hairy Palmorchis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela and northern Brazil at elevations of 100 to 140 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with erect leafy in the upper 2/3's of the, finely haord stem carrying finely haired, submembraneous, patent to spreading, narrowly linear-lanceolate, acuminate, 3 to 5 nerved, plicate, finely hairy, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect to reclining, thin, angular, finely hairy, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, laxly to densely several flowered inflorscence

Synonyms *Elleanthus puber Cogn. 1901

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

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