Zygostates pellucida Rchb.f. 1863

Another View

Photos by Daniel L. Geiger, Ph.D.


Another View

Photos by Linda & Mikael Karlbom,

Common Name The Transparent Zygostates

Flower Size

Found in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that can bloom at most any time of the year.

Synonyms Dipteranthus pellucidus (Rchb.f.) Cogn. 1905; Dipteranthus pseudobulbiferus (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1882; Ornithocephalus pseudobulbiferus Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Dipteranthus pellucidus; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Dipteranthus pellucidus drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band II Pabst & Dungs 1976 as Dipteranthus pellucida drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 as Dipteranthus pellucida photo good