Sarcoglottis neglecta Christenson 1991 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Common Name The Ignored Sarcoglottis

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Peru at elevations of sealevel to 1050 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with clear green leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, to 20" [50 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 374 Bennett & Christenson 1995 drawing ok; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide;