Sarcoglottis umbrosa (Barb.Rodr.) Schltr. 1920 Drawing by by Friedrich Reinhardt-Verlag, Basel, Switzerland and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Full Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Shadowy Sarcoglottis

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem carrying a few, broadly elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, channeled, petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, mostly enveloped by lanceolate, acute bracts, several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Spiranthes umbrosa Barb.Rodr. 1877; Stenorrhynchos umbrosum Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;