Platythelys schlechteriana (Hoehne) Garay 1977 Drawing by Ormerod and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Schlechter's Aspidogyne [German Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo and Parana' Brazil as a miniature to small sized terrestrial with a decumbent stem becoming erect above carrying several, erect-patent, oval-elliptic, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, pubescent, 3 to 5 sheathed, 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, 5 to 17 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aspidogyne schlechteriana (Hoehne) Meneguzzo 2012; Erythrodes schlechteriana (Hoehne) Pabst 1956; Physurus foliosus Schltr. ex Porto & Brade 1938 publ. 1940; *Physurus schlechterianus Hoehne 1945

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XIL II 13-43 1945 as Physurus schlechteriana drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Erythrodes schlechteriana drawing ok