Bipinnula biplumata (L.f.) Rchb.f. 1883

Photo by Agustin Sanguinetti and The Argentine Sistema de Informacion de Biodiversidad Website


Drawing by Cogniaux and The Wikimedia Commons Website

Common Name The Two Feathered Bipinnula

Flower Size

Found in Brazil, Uruguay and northeasten Argentina in humid lowland rocky grasslands and riversides as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte with ovate-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that are not present at flowering, blooming in the spring on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Arethusa biplumata L.f. 1782; Bipinnula bonariensis Spreng. 1826; Bipinnula commersonii Lindl. 1827

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 3 Orchioideae Pt 2 Vanilloideae Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2003; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide;