Scuticaria strictifolia Hoehne 1947

Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

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Common Name The Rigid Leafed Scuticaria

Flower Size 2 3/8" [5.75 cm]

This medium sized, pendant rupicolous or dendricolous species from Sao Paulo and Rio states of Brazil and Guyana with cylindric pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several scarious sheaths and carrying a single, terete, erect to arcuate leaves and blooms on a basal, to 4" [10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and having 2 tubublar acute bracts below the middle.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 8 1981 photo; Die Orchideen lieferung 29 Schlechter/Brieger 1994 photo hmm;

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