Monographs Details: Pogonia tenuis Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Pogonia tenuis Rchb.f.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - COLOMBIA. Amazonas-Vaupés: Rio Apaporis, Cachivera de Jirijirimo and surroundings, about 250 m alt., June 11, 1951, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 12388. Vaupes: Rio Parand-Pichuna (tributary of Rio Vaupes) about 200 m alt., lat. 1° 10' N, long. 70° 30' W., June 1953, Schultes & Cabrera 19931. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima summit about 2600 m alt., McConnell & Quelch 691. Amazonas: occasional in Sabana Hechimoni on Cafio Hechimoni, on lower Rio Siapa, 120 m alt., terrestrial, sepals cream-color, petals white, lip with maroon streaks and a golden central line, July 25, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 43625; Alto Amazonas, plains near Maipures, Spruce 3624. TRINIDAD (type).

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America|