Veyretia neuroptera (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Szlach. 1995

Plant and Flowers in situ Photos by © Alexandre Lopez and The Orchidstudium Website

Inflorescence Photos by © Josť A. Radins Argentina

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Common Name The Veined Column Wing Veyretia

Flower Size 3/8" [9 mm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial at moderate elevations with leaves that are not present at flowering occuring in late winter and spring and an erect, glabrous below and pilose above, 6 to 16" [15 to 40 cm] long, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by 3 to 9, distant, acuminate, glabrous bracts and erect-patent, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, long pilose, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Gyrostachys neuroptera (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Kuntze 1891; Sarcoglottis butantanensis (Hoehne) Hoehne & Schltr. 1921; Sarcoglottis camposnovensis (Hoehne) Hoehne 1923; Sarcoglottis neuroptera (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Schltr. 1920; Sarcoglottis neuroptera var. camposnovensis (Hoehne) Hoehne 1945; Spiranthes butantanensis Hoehne 1918; Spiranthes camposnovensis Hoehne 1912; Spiranthes lindmaniana Kraenzl, 1911; *Spiranthes neuroptera Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881; Spiranthes simplex var. neuroptera (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Cogn.1895; Veyretia lindmaniana (Kraenzl.) Szlach 1995; Veyretia neuroptera var. camposnovensis (Hoehne) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881 as Spiranthes neuroptera; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis neuroptera; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis neuroptera drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis neuroptera var camposnovensis; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcoglottis neuroptera var camposnovensisdrawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969 as Spiranthes neuroptera; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 as Sarcoglottis neuroptera photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001 as Veyretia lindmaiana drawing fide

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