Schiedeella faucisanguinea (Dod) Burns-Bal. ex A.E.Serna & López-Ferr. 1998 Drawing by © Donald Dod and The Harvard University Website

Common Name The Blood Red Throat Schiedeella

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in the Dominican Republic and Mexico at elevations around 2000 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 1 to 2 [much smaller], lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a terminal, erect, several to many flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally fragrant flowers

CAUTION! Similar to Schiedeella parasitica (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Schltr. 1920 and may be conspecific with but I have left them separate pending more information!

Synonyms *Spiranthes faucisanguinea Dod 1978

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;