Monographs Details: Psilochilus macrophyllus (Lindl.) Ames
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, on forested west-facing slopes with sandstone boulders, between Camp 2 and Camp 3, on northwestern part of Abdcapa-tepui, 850-1100 m alt., terrestrial along small quebrada, leaves subcoriaceous, deep green above and paler beneath with 5 prominent nerves, sepals green ish, April 18, 1953, J. A. Steyermark 75114; Cerro Venamo (parte Sur-Oeste), bosque muscoso htimedo montafioso a lo largo del afluente derecho (Oeste) subiendo el Rio Venamo, descendiendo el rio desde el campamento cerca de la unión con el afluente Este, 950-1150 m alt., terrestrial on hepatic-moss-covered slopes near river, December 29-30, 1963, Steyermark & Dunsterville 92382. Amazonas: near Caiio Negro (tributary of Caño Iguapó), terrestrial in steep woods, on southeastern-facing sandstone bluffs, 1330-1660 m alt., Steyermark 58052. MEXICO to COSTA RICA, the West Indies (CUBA, type of Pogonia macrophylla) and TRINIDAD.


Pogonia macrophylla Lindl., Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. III. 1: 335. 1858.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Mexico North America| Costa Rica South America| Cuba South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America|