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Anguloa hohenlohii Hohenloh's Anguloa

 

Hohenloh's Anguloa, Anguloa hohenlohii

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Anguloa hohenlohii C.Morren 1853

Common Name Hohenloh's Anguloa [German Prince Honored for his support of Botanic Studies 1800's]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Colombia as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, ovaid to conical, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by evanescent sheaths and carrying 3 to 4, deciduous, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, acute, attenuate at both ends, shortly petiolae base leaves that blooms inthe spring and summer on an erect, to 14" [35 cm] long, single flowered inflorecence enveloped below by several, amplexicaule, inflated, lanceolate to ovate, gradually larger towards the apex bracts and similar floral bracts and carrying a super fragrant flower

Synonyms Anguloa hohenlohii var. macroglossa (Schltr.) Oakeley 1999; Anguloa macroglossa Schltr. 1916; Anguloa purpurea Linden 1881; Anguloa ruckeri var. sanguinea Lindl. 1854

 

 

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