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Orchid Species: Aspidogyne argentea

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Aspidogyne argentea is an orchid species identified by (Vell.) Garay in 1977.
Genus
Aspidogyne (Apg.)
Grex
argentea
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Vell.) Garay
Year
1977
ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela, southeastern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid at elevations of sea level to 500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Venezuela, southeastern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid at elevations of sea level to 500 meters with an erect stem carrying a few distant erect-patent, widely lanceolate, ovate-lanceolate or ovate, acute to shortly acuminate, reticulate with silver on dark green, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, pubescent, 2.4 to 10 [6 to 25 cm] long, few to densely many flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Anoectochilus Anct argenteus 1859 (Vell.) Linden
Add+ Erythrodes Eyd picta 1915 (Lindl.) Ames
Add+ Microchilus Mcr pictus 1852 (Lindl.) D.Dietr.
Add+ Ophrys Oph argentea 1831 Vell.
Add+ Physurus Physurus argenteus 1857 (Vell.) K.Koch & Lauche
Add+ Physurus Physurus callodictyus 1911 Kraenzl.
Add+ Physurus Physurus pictus 1840 Lindl.
Add+ Anoectochilus Anct pictus 1850 (Lindl.) Loudon
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