Plectrophora edwallii Cogn. 1906 Photo courtesy of Shawnee Lyons ,

Common Name Edwall's Plectophora [Swedish Orchid Collector in Sao Paulo Brazil early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Goias, minas Gerais, Mato Grosso and Para' States of Brazil and eastern Bolivia as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, small, ovate, laterally strongly compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 3 to 4 large, disitchous, lanceolate sheaths and carry a single, apical, erect to erect-spreading, thickly fleshy, acute, narrowly strap-shaped leaf and blooms in the fall on an axillary, slender, ascending to arching, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006

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