Govenia floridana P.M.Br. 2000 Photo by Carlyle Luer

Full shade Warm LATER Fall

Common Name The Florida Govenia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Florida as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with a cylindrical pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, plicate, oblanceolate, green leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, to 10" [25 cm] long, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of Florida Luer 1972 as G utriculata photos fide; *North American Native Orchids Journal P M Brown 2000; ; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 # 12 2001; Wild Orchids of Florida P M Brown 2002 photos fide