Monographs Details: Pogonia stricta C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Ptari-tepui, Brocchinia-Stegolepis-Heliamphora swamp on southwest-facing shoulder, 2200 m alt., terrestrial, sepals greenish with pale greenish in center of lower sepals, petals cream-yellow, lip creamy white with rose-lavender or magenta, November 2, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 59786 (type) ; Chimanta Massif, Bonnetia forest, northwestern part of summit of Abdcapa-tepui, 2125-2300 m alt., near water by sandstone boulder, stem erect, purple, sepals rose-red, petals and lip pale yellow with magenta at the tip, column magenta, April 13, 1953, Steyermark 74859. Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, occasional in scrub forest 15 to 18 km southwest of Cumbre Camp, 2000 m alt., terrestrial, sepals pale yellow, petals white, lip white with an apical pinkpurple area, December 1-2, 1957, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & C. K. Maguire 42293.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|