Anguloa tognettiae Oakeley 1999

Lip detail

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Guillermo Angulo and His Index Of Orchid Images

FragrantPartial sunCool TO ColdSpring

Common Name Mrs. Tognetti's Anguloa [Venezuelan Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.4 to 2.8" [3.5 x 7 cm]

Found in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 1200 to 2300 meters as a large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial on steep banks among bushes with dark green, obovoid, spined at the abcission point pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by a few smaller basal leaves and carrying 3, pale green, thin, plicate, ribbed leaves that blooms in the spring and arise with the new growth on an erect, 4.8 to 7.2" [12 to 18 cm] long, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 as A uniflora = A tognetiae drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as A uniflora = A tognetiae drawing fide; *Orquideologia Vol 21 #2 1999 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #4 1999 photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira' Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa The Essential Guide Oakley 2008 photos fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2014; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide