Monographs Details: Spiranthes bifida Ridl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Spiranthes bifida Ridl.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, 1700 m alt., I m Thurn 342 (type); Mt. Roraima, 2600 m alt., McConnell & Quelch 692; Kotinga Valley, McConnell & Quelch 200; Cerro Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, 1 km south of Cumbre Camp, in open savanna, 1800 m alt., rare bog plant with tuberous roots and white flowers, December 29, 1951, B. Maguire 32975A. Amazonas: Cerro de la Nebhna, Rio Yatua, 4-8 km southwest of Cumbre Camp, 1850-1900 m alt., infrequent terrestrial in west escarpment savanna, flowers white, January 15, 1954, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & G. S. Bunting 37304; same locality, along east escarpment of upper Canon Grande basin, 2000 m alt., infrequent terrestrial, flowers white, December 13, 1957, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & C. K. Maguire 42380.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|