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Orchid Species: Gyrostachys costaricensis

Kew currently accepted name is Beloglottis costaricensis

Gyrostachys costaricensis is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Kuntze in 1891. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Beloglottis costaricensis.
Genus
Gyrostachys (Gyrostachys.)
Grex
costaricensis
Parents
Species
Author
(Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Year
1891
ORIGIN: Found in Florida, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica Panama Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil at elevations around 50 to 1100 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial or lithophytic orchid with basal, membranaceous, elliptic to obovate, acute to acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the winged petiolate base leaves that often are not present at flowering that blooms in the late winter through summer on a spicate, racemose, to 8 [to 20 cm] long, laxly few to many flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying violet scented flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.25 inches [0.33 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Beloglottis Bel costaricensis 1920 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Beloglottis Bel bicaudata 1978 (Ames) Garay
Add+ Spiranthes Spir costaricensis 1855 Rchb.f.
Add+ Spiranthes Spir bicaudata 1922 Ames
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