Physogyne gonzalezii (L.O.Williams) Garay 1980 publ. 1982 Drawing Tamayo © and The Herbario AMO Website

Deep Shade Cool MID Fall THROUGH MID Spring

Common Name Gonzalez's Physogyne [Mexican Original Collector of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima states of Mexico in tropical forests in deep shade at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing lithophyte or less so terrestrial with erect pubescent, fasciculate, tuberous roots giving rise to basal, cuneate, sometimes present at blooming leaves that blooms in the mid fall through mid spring on an erect stem enveloped completely by various, approximate, imbricate sheaths, terminating in the upper third, a long, laxly many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pseudogoodyera gonzalezii (L.O.Williams) Burns-Bal. 1986; *Spiranthes gonzalezii L.O.Williams 1946

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquídea (Méx.) 13(1-2): . Tamayo 1993 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 drawing fide