Scaphyglottis cuniculata (Schltr.) Dressler 2002

Plant and Flowers Photos by Daniel Jimenez

Part shadeHotSummerWinter

Common Name or Meaning The Wedge-Shaped Scaphyglottis

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 300 to 800 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with superposed, rigid stems carrying a single, subulate, acute, and blooms in the summer and winter on a capitate-faxciulate, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Fractiunguis cuniculatus Schltr. 1923; Fractiunguis cuniculatus var. gracilis Schltr. 1923; Hexisea cuniculata (Schltr.) Ames 1925; Reichenbachanthus cuniculatus (Schltr.) Pabst 1955

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 31. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as Fractiunguis cuniculatus; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 204. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as Fractiunguis cuniculatus; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 292. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as Fractiunguis cuniculatus; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Withner Vol 3 1990 as Reichenbachianthus cuniculatus; *Lankesteriana 3: 28. 2002

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