~Gongora dressleri Jenny 1991 - See Gongora tracyana Rolfe 1912 SECTION Eugongora SUBSECTION Scaphephora

Lip Detail Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name Dressler's Gongora [American Orchid Taxomonist current]

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia as a hot to warm growing epiphyte and has an inflorescence that is 14" [35 cm] long carrying the smallest flowers of the genus.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 drawing/photo; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide;