Pelexia gutturosa (Rchb.f.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Drawing by © Barbosa Rodrigues, Joãoand the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The ? Pelexia

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Found in Mexico and Guatemala in open scrub between rocks in semi arid areas as a terrestrial orchid that blooms in the winter

Synonyms Gyrostachys gutturosa (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Sarcoglottis gutturosa (Rchb.f.) Ames 1905; *Spiranthes gutturosa Rchb.f. 1866

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Guatemala and Belize Ames & Correll 1952 as syn of S acaulis; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 #5 1979 as Spiranthes gutturosa; Orquídea (Mexico City), n.s., 7[3]: 1979 as Spiranthes gutturosa;