Gavilea wittei (Hicken) Ormerod 2002 Photo by Alejandro Serret and the SIB website


Common Name Witte's Gavilea

Flower Size

Found in Santa Cruz Argentina as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, few to several flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms *Asarca patagonica Skottsb.1916; Chloraea wittei Hicken 1917; Gavilea patagonica M.N.Correa 1956

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo hmm;