Pelexia goninensis (Pulle) Schltr. 1920 Drawing by © Pabst

Lip Detail Drawing by © Piotr Rutkowski*, Dariusz L. Szlachetko, Marcin Górniak and Phylogeny and taxonomy of the subtribes Spiranthinae, Stenorrhynchidinae and Cyclopogoninae (Spirantheae, Orchidaceae) in Central and South America Website

Partial shade Warm

Common Name The Gonini River Pelexia [a River in Surinam]

Flower Size .5" [1.15m]

Found in Guyana, French Guiana, Surinam and northern Brazil at elevations of 550 to 710 meters as a warm growing terrestrial.

Synonyms Spiranthes goninensis (Pulle) C.Schweinf. 1962; *Stenorrhynchos goninense Pulle 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;