Veyretia sincorensis (Schltr.) Szlach. 1996 Photo by Danilo and The Chapada Diamantina Orchid Forum Website

Full Shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Serra do Sincora Veyretia [an montane area of Bahia Brazil]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single basal, straight, linear, acute, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, sparsely villose, to 16" [to 40 cm] long, rachis 2.4" [6 cm] long, more or less aggregate at the apex, 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, slightly longer than the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms Sarcoglottis sincorensis (Schltr.) Schltr. 1920; *Spiranthes sincorensis Schltr. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Sarcocglottis sincorensis;