Gomphichis goodyeroides Lindl. 1840 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Drawing Drawing by The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Goodyera Like Gomphichis

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru as a large sized terrestrial with basal, lanceolate, acute, tapering below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, several sheathed, cylindric, densely many flowered inflorescence with ovate to ovate-lanceolate, pubescent floral bracts.

Synonyms Stenoptera goodyeroides Rchb.f. 1856

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225 [1] Orchidaceae Garay 1979; Orchids of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Nowak, S., Szlachetko, D.L., Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. et al. Plant Syst Evol ( 301: 61. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-014-1054-4 2015; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017