Cyclopogon polyaden (Vell.) F.S.Rocha & Waechter 2006

Plant and Flowers Photos by Alejandro Taborda

Side View of Flower Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full ShadeCoolCold

Common Name The Many Glanded Cyclopogon

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm"]

Found in southeastern Brazil to Missiones Argentina as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a few, basal, oval-orbucular, green with a central white line and 2 white lines along the margins, rounded below into the pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms on a 14 to 16" [35 to 50 cm] long overall, peduncel with 4 to 6, well spaced bracts, rachis 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, laxly, few flowered inflorescence and carrying spirally arranged, externally pubescent flowers.

Synonyms *Serapias polyaden Vell. 1827; Stigmatosema polyaden ( Vell. ) Garay 1980 publ. 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as Stigmatosema polyaden; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing fide/photo fide