Scaphyglottis bicornis (Lindl.) Garay 1967 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Another Flower

Inflorescence Photos by Lourens Grobler

Deep Shade CoolCold

Common Name The Two Horned Scaphyglottis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Peru?, Colombia and Venezuela, at elevations of 2000 to 2800 meters as a large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with pendant to ascending psuedobulbs enveloped when in youth by evanscent, coriaceous below and herbaceous above sheaths and carrying 2, apical, coricaeous, erect to patent, linear to linear-oblong, bilobed apically, leaves that blooms on a veryshort, fasciculate, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Hexadesmia bicornis Lindl. 1844; Hexisea bicornis (Lindl.) Dressler 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Edwards's Bot. Reg. 30(Misc.): 41. 1844 as Hexidesmia bicornis; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 3 1970 drawing good; Lankesteriana 3: 28. 2002 as Scaphyglottis bidentata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide