Pseudogoodyera wrightii (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1920 Photo by R Jimenez

Common Name Wright's Pseudogoodyera [American Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize as well as Cuba as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with 2 to 3, in a basal rosette, present at blooming, dark green, sometimes with silvery veins or markings, obliquely elliptic to lanceolate, acute, abruptly narrowing into the elongate, narrow, channeled, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, 10" [25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying subglobose flowers.

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution!!

Synonyms Goodyera erythrosticta Griseb. 1866; *Goodyera wrightii Rchb.f., 1865; Pseudogoodyera pseudogoodyeroides (L.O.Williams) Szlach 1994; Spiranthes pseudogoodyerioides L.O.Williams 1946

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 66 J J Smith 1934 Drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chaser and Rasmusen 2003 drawing hmm; Orchids of Cuba Llamacho and Larimendi 2005;

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