Monographs Details: Pogonia moritzii Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Pogonia moritzii Rchb.f.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Pakaraima Mts., Kamarang River-Wenamu Trail, rare in savanna at Samwarakna-tipii (Holi-tipú), 1100 m alt., flowers pink, November 10, 1951, B. Maguire & D. B. Fanshawe 32550. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, southwest-facing slopes between the base of mountain at Quebrada Ka-hua-paru and Glycon Swamp, flowers rose-orchid, 1220-1980 m alt., October 1, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 59014 (type); Auyan-tepui, summit, between Drizzly Camp and Rio Lomita Camp, about 1800 m alt., in damp grassy soil, G. C. K. Dunsterville 870.

Discussion:

Pogonia triflora C. Schweinf., Fieldiana Bot. 28: 169, fig. 26. 1951.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|