Gongora longiracemosa G Gerlach & J B Silva 2021


TYPE Drawing

Photo by Jaoa Batista Fernandes da Silva/TYPE Drawing by Alex Pinhiero

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Long Raceme Gongora [refers to its having the longest inflorescence within the genus]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Para state of Brazil in riparian forests at elevations around 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with aggregate, ovoid, longitudinally sulcate pseudobulbs partially enveloped by evanescent sheaths and carrying 2, apical, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a pendent, 82.8" [207 cm] long, to 60 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileras 17 Campacci 2021 drawing/photos fide