Baskervilla paranaensis (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920

Side View


Plant and Inflorescence in situ Parana Brazilce

Photos by © Marcos and his Orquideas, Um Universo de Cores e Formas You Tube Website


Drawing by © Tomas André Macagnan; Eric de Camargo Smidt; Cecília Oliveira de Azevedo and The Scielo Brazil Website and Rev. bras. Bot. vol.34 no.3 São Paulo July/Sept. 2011

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by © Kraenzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Color Flower Drawing Drawing by © Pabst

Full shade Warm cool Fall

Common Name The Parana Baskervilla

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina states of Brazil as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 4 to 6, basal, oblong-lanceolate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, laxly multiflowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, much longer than the ovary below becoming shorter than above floral bracts.

Synonyms Baskervilla janeirensis Brade 1943; *Ponthieva paranaensis Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol [8] XII II Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Vol [8] XII II Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257 - 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 Epidendroideae Part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase & Rasmussen 2005 drawing fide;