Pogoniopsis schenkii Cogn. 1893 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Drawing of Plant and Flowers Drawing by Hoehne


Common Name Schenk's Pogoniopsis [German Plant collector later 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Brazil as a small sized, warm to cool growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an erect, thin stem enveloped by obovate-oblong, imbricate, dark chestnut brown sheaths that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, slightly arched, 2.28" [5.7 cm] long, spaced, secund, enveloped by the floral bract, few flowered inflorescence with a very concave to erect patent, brown orange, longer than the ovary floral bract. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;