Monographs Details: Pogonia parviflora (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima region, headwaters of the Caroni savannas, 1700 m alt., Schomburgk, Im Thurn 46,115, 251; upper slopes of Roraima, McConnell & Quelch 30; Roraima, 2200 m alt., Pinkus 156; Chimantá Massif, in Bonnetia forest, on northwestern part of summit of Abacapa-tepui, 2125-2300 m alt., common terrestrial, stem and fruit rose-purple, leaves erect, glaucous, purplish green and medianly sulcate above and purplish beneath, flower entirely coral-red, April 13, 1953, J. A. Steyermark 74849. Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Vatua, infrequent in west escarpment savanna 2 k m north of Cumbre Camp, 1800 m alt., terrestrial, leaves and stem red-tinged, flowers bright red-orange, January 12, 1954, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & G. S. Bunting 37232 (no lip present) ; same locality, on edge of escarpment above Caño Grande, east of Cumbre Camp, 1800 m alt., terrestrial, glaucous, flower buds pink, November 19, 1957, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & C. K. Maguire 42140. BRITISH GUIANA (type of Cleistes parviflora) and COLOMBIA.


Cleistes parviflora Lindl., Gen. & Sp. Orch. 410. 1840.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Colombia South America|