Scaphyglottis bilineata (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1918

Plant and Flower Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR Website

Deep shade Hot Warm

Common Name The 2 Lined Scaphyglottis

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia at elevations of 30 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with with terete slender, stems sometimes arising from the apex of older pseudobulbs and carrying 2 apical, linear-ligulate, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, fasciculate, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Ponera bilineata Rchb.f. 1866; Scaphyglottis lueckelii I.Bock 1984

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Beitr. Orchid.-K. C. Amer. 88. 1866 as Ponera bilineata; *Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 456. 1918; Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams 1946; 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;