Anguloa hohenlohii C.Morren 1853 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler


Common Name Hohenloh's Anguloa [German Prince Honored for his support of Botanic Studies 1800's]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Colombia as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, ovoid to conical, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by evanescent sheaths and carrying 3 to 4, deciduous, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, acute, attenuate at both ends, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, to 14" [35 cm] long, single flowered inflorecence enveloped below by several, amplexicaul, inflated, lanceolate to ovate, gradually larger towards the apex bracts and similar floral bracts and carrying a super fragrant flower

Synonyms Anguloa hohenlohii var. macroglossa (Schltr.) Oakeley 1999; Anguloa macroglossa Schltr. 1916; Anguloa purpurea Linden 1881; Anguloa ruckeri var. sanguinea Lindl. 1854

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Volumen XV Part 4 Foldats 1970; Orchid Digest Vol 42 no 4 1978 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 as A macroglossa drawing good; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #4 1999 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 21 #2 1999 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 4 2000 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as A hohenlohii var macroglossa; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 3 2002 photo fide; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007; Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa, The Essential Guide Oakley 2008 photos fide; Orchideen Series C Band 74 Thiv & Worz 2012 photo fide;