~Gomesa fischeri Regel 1856 - See Gomesa recurva Lodd 1822

Inflorescence Photos by Lourens Grobler

Common Name or Meaning Fischer's Gomesa [German Botanist early to mid 1800's]

Flower Size .6" [1.4 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Parana' and Santa Catarina states of Brazil at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to just small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with narrowly oblong, erect, straight, strongly compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs and carrying 2, apical, rigid, erect spreading, linear-lanceolate, moderately leathery, acute, tapering below into the more or less distinct, conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a strongly arching to nodding to pendulous, basal, to 12" [to 30 cm] long, several flowered racemose inflorescence and haved sharply three-angled, straight to slightly curved, linear to club shaped pedicellate ovaries.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;