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Govenia greenwoodii


petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 18" to 32" [45 to 80 cm] long, subdense, cylindric, 25 to 40, successively flowered inflorescence with ligulate, acuminate, concave, hyaline, purple tinted, 3 nerved floral bracts


Found in evergreen cloud forests in Michoacan, Oaxaca and Chiapas states of Mexico as well as Guatemala and Honduras at elevations of 2000 to 2700 meters

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1 Comment

craigwilliams 12 years ago

Wonderful orchid. Thank you!

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Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 11, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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