Pteroglossa glazioviana (Cogn.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982

Plant and inflorescence in situ northeastern Argentina Photos by Dr Jose Radins and The FLora de Misiones Blogspot

Drawing Drawing by Cogniaux


Common Name Glaziou's Pteroglossa [French Director of Rio Botanical Garden

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil as well as Paraguay as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem enveloped basally by a whorl of spathulate, acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, 14" [25 cm] long, laxly several to many flowered inflorescence enveloped below by spaced, lanceolate, acute bracts and with pubescent, linear, acute, longer than the ovary, pubescent floral bracts

Synonyms Cogniauxiocharis glazioviana (Cogn.) Hoehne 1944; *Pelexia glazioviana Cogn. 1895; Pelexia glazioviana var. paraguayensis Cogn. 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Cogniauxiocharis glazioviana drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Cogniauxiocharis glazioviana drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Cogniauxiocharis glazioviana photo not;