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Orchid Species: Gongora galeata

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Gongora galeata is an orchid species identified by (Lindl. ex Bosse) Rchb.f. in 1854.
Gongora (Gga.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
(Lindl. ex Bosse) Rchb.f.
ORIGIN: Found in mountain rain and cloud forests with liquambar at altitudes of 600 to 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: This is a medium sized, Mexican epiphytic, rarely lithophytic or terrestrial species found in mountain rain and cloud forests with liquambar at altitudes of 600 to 1800 meters that grows warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid-pyriform, longitudinally sulcate pseudobulbs with 2 apical, plicate, petiolate, elliptic, acuminate, leaves that blooms in the summer and fall with basal, 6 to 8 [15 to 20 cm] long, pendant, many flowered, racemose inflorescence arising on mature pseudobulbs and having a short to long-lived, fragrant flower with a fragrance akin to oranges. It is an evergreen species and requires a semi dry rest in the winter and is suited for wire basket culture with sphagnum and woodchips.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Acropera Acro sulphurea 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Acropera Acro atropurpurea 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Acropera Acro citrina 1854 Rchb.f.
Add+ Acropera Acro loddigesii 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Gongora Gga fuscata 1907 (Heynh.) Gentil
Add+ Acropera Acro flavirostris 1844 Hoffmanns.
Add+ Acropera Acro galeata 2016 (Lindl. ex Bosse) Archila
Add+ Acropera Acro pallida 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Acropera Acro purpurea 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Acropera Acro flavida 1851 Klotzsch
Add+ Acropera Acro fuscata 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Acropera Acro luteola 1840 Drapiez
Articles Published in ORCHIDS.ORG Likes
GONGORA GALEATA: Grows Well But Produces No Bloom by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler). It is best grown in a hanging basket in an open medium under moderately cool conditions. A72-151 0
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