Gongora vitorinoana Chiron & L.C.Menezes 2008 SECTION Gongora Photo by Menzes and The Epidendra Website

Part shadeHot LATERSummer EARLIER Fall

Common Name Vitorino's Gongora [Brazilian Orchidist current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm] wide

Found in Pernambuco Brazil at elevations around 300 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid, strongly angled, six sided pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 papery bracts and carrying 2, apical, erect, plicate, elliptic, undulate margined, apiculate, gradually narrowing below into the canaliculate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer and earlier fall on a basal, pendent, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 8(1): 38. Chiron & L.C.Menezes 2008 dawing/photo fide