Bifrenaria silvana V.P. Castro 1991 SECTION Stenocoryne

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Common Name The Forest-Dwelling Bifrenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil in montane rainforests at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with conic-tetragon to circular-tetragon, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, plicate, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate leaf and blooms in the spring on a basal, rigid, racemose, 2 1/5" [6cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Adipe silvana (V.P.Castro) Senghas 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 as Adipe silvana; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses I Plate 014 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing fide; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras 2 Encyclias Campacci 2003;