Sauroglossum longiflorum (Schltr.) Garay 1978 Photo by Wolfgang Renner and Orchideen Sammlung Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Long-Flowered Sauroglossum

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Ecuador as a small sized, terrestrial with unknown leaves as they are absent at flowering, that blooms on an erect, glandular, puberulent, to 12" [30 cm] long, overall, rachis, 2.8" [7 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence enveloped by ovate-lanceoalte, acuimnate sheaths and spreading-lanceoalte, acuimnate floral bracts.

EXTREME CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms *Brachystele longiflora Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 66 Schlechter 1920 as Brachystele longiflora; Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing ok; *Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing hmm;