!Galeoglossum tubulosum (Lindl.) Salazar & Soto Arenas 2009

Plant and Flowers Photos by Edouard Faria

Part Shade Cool ColdFall THROUGHSpring

Common Name The Tubular Galeoglossum

Flower Size .4" long [1 cm] long

Found in Mexico and Guatemala in oak/pine forests in deep, damp loam and leaf mold at elevations of 1900 to 3000 meters as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of ovate, petiolate base leaves that are not present at flowering that occurs in that fall through spring on a 18" [50 cm] long, erect, densely many flowered inflorescence enveloped below by several, short, membraneous, tubular sheaths

Synonyms *Cranichis tubulosa Lindl. 1840; Galeoglossum prescottioides A.Rich. & Galeotti 1845; Greenwoodiella tubulosa (Lindl.) Soto Arenas in. ed.; Porphyrostachys tubulosa (Lindl.) C. Vargas 1998; Prescottia lindeniana A.Rich. & Galeotti 1845; Prescottia pachyrhiza A.Rich. & Galeotti 1845; Prescottia tubulosa (Lindl.) L.O. Williams 1939

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Cranichis tubulosa; The Orchids of Guatemala & Belize Ames & Correll 1985; Flora Novo-Glaciana Vol 16 Orchidaceae McVaugh 1985

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