Gomphichis lancipetala Schltr. 1920 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Lanceolate Petal Gomphichis

Flower Size

Found in Valle de Cauca department of Colombia at elevatuions around 3500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 3 basal, erect-patent, linear-ligulate, subacute, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms on an erect, with about 10 bracts, to 24" [60 cm] long overall, rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, cylindric, many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, oblong, acute, as long as the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms Stenoptera lancipetala (Schltr.) Garay 1953

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7:54 Schlechter1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 52:#59 Schlechter 1929 drawing 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 drawing fide;