Gomphichis magnicallosa S.Nowak & Szlach. 2014 TYPE Drawing © by S.Nowak & Szlach and The Springer Link Website


Common Name The Large Callus Gomphichis

Flower Size

Found in Boyacá, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca and Magdalena departments of Colombia in grassy cloud forests, shrubby cloud forests and montane forests at elevations around 2600 to 3800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 5 to 6, basal, oblong-lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, acute, tapering towards the shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later spring, summer and fall on a terminal, erect, with several glabrous below, glandular above bracts, to 14 to 16" [35 to 40 cm] long, cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, sparsely glandular floral bracts and carrying relatively small densely pubescent externally flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI *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 drawing fide