Veyretia cogniauxiana (Barb.Rodr. ex Cogn.) Szlach.1995 Drawing by by Friedrich Reinhardt-Verlag, Basel, Switzerland and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Part Shade Warm to Cool

Common Name or Meaning Cogniaux's Veyretia [French Botanist in Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with an erect, pubescent stem enveloped by pubescent, lanceolate, acute bracts that blooms on an erect, 10" [25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, lanceolate, acute, pubescent floral bracts

Synonyms Sarcoglottis cogniauxiana (Barb.Rodr. ex Cogn.) Schltr. 1920; Spiranthes cogniauxiana Barb.Rodr. ex Cogn. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis cogniauxiana; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis aphylla drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Sarcoglottis cogniauxiana drawing fide;

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