Trevoria glumacea Garay 1970

Plant and Flower Photos by © Gomez, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Deep Shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name The Glumaceous Trevoria [refers to the bracts on the inflorecence]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with ovoid to ovoid elliptic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, plicate, widely ellipitc, abruptly acuminate, narrowing below into the 3" long, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a pendant, elongate, laxly 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence enveloped by glumaceous bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orquideología 5: 8.1970; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1187 Hamer 1984 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;