!Odontorrhynchus castillonii (Hauman) M.N.Correa 1953

Plant and Flowers in situ Salta Argentina Photo by Juan Jose Rodriguez

Part sun Cool Cold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name Castillon's Odontorrhynchus

Flower Size

Found in Bolivia and northen Argentina at elevations around 250 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with unknown basal leaves the plant is probably hysteranthous and has an erect, very thin, glabrous below, puberulent above stem enveloped by 8 to 10, somewhat imbricate sheaths gradually getting smaller and becoming bracts above that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, rachis 4 to 5.6" [10 to 14 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Spiranthes castillonii (Hauman) L.O.Williams 1938; *Stenorrhynchos castillonii Hauman 1920;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II !3-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Stenorrhynchus castillonii; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II !3-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Stenorrhynchus castillonii drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001