Govenia sodiroi Schltr. 1921 Photo by Patricia Harding

Common Name or Meaning Sodiro's Govenia [Orchid Enthusiast in Ecuador early 1900's]

Found in Ecuador as a cool to cold growing terrestrial at elevations of 1700 to 2800 meters with red flushed leaves and yellow, thick flowers marked with red and sometimes said to be a synonym of Govenia utriculata but I have it here separate.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;