Scuticaria strictifolia Hoehne 1947

Photo by Eric Hunt

to

Common Name The Rigid Leafed Scuticaria

Flower Size 2 3/8" [5.75 cm]

This medium sized, erect, rupicolous or dendricolous species from Sao Paulo and Rio states of Brazil and Guyana with erect, cylindric pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several scarious sheaths and carrying a single, terete, erect to arcuate leaf that 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 36 No 6 1967 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 37 No 11 1968 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 8 1981 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 photo hmm; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #2 2002; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #2 2012 photo fide;

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------