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Orchid Species: Serapias pumila

Kew currently accepted name is Mesadenella cuspidata

Serapias pumila is an orchid species identified by Vell. in 1831. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Mesadenella cuspidata.
Serapias (Srps.)
ORIGIN: Found in Peru, southeastern Brazil and Missiones Argentina in moist forests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a short stem and a basal rosette of oblanceolate, acuminate, succulent, medium green sometimes with white spots, decurrent to the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, to 8 [to 20 cm] long, slender, red brown, densely many flowered, racemose inflorescence enveloped basally by 6 to 8, triangular, basally clasping, acute bracts and long-hirsute, as long as the ovaries and extending to the middle of the dorsal sepal floral bracts.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [6 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Liparis Lip beckeri 1991 R.J.V.Alves
Add+ Mesadenella Mdla cuspidata 1978 (Lindl.) Garay
Add+ Cyclopogon Cycl albopunctatus 1882 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Cyclopogon Cycl cuspidatus 1920 (Lindl.) Schltr.
Add+ Mesadenella Mdla esmeraldae 1953 (Linden & Rchb.f.) Pabst & Garay
Add+ Mesadenella Mdla margaritifera 1982 (Linden & Rchb.f.) Garay
Add+ Spiranthes Spir esmeraldae 1862 Linden & Rchb.f.
Add+ Spiranthes Spir margaritifera 1866 Linden & Rchb.f.
Add+ Stenorrhynchos Strs esmeraldae 1895 (Linden & Rchb.f.) Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Gyrostachys Gyrostachys cuspidata 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Spiranthes Spir cuspidata 1840 Lindl.
Add+ Habenaria Hab margaritacea 1869 B.S.Williams
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