Monographs Details: Hexisea bidentata Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Hexisea bidentata Lindl.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Auydn-tepui, Rio Churiin, Camp "Drago," Pannier ir Schwabe 1790, 1838; Kavanayen savannas, epiphyte. May 30, 1946, T. Lasser 1923 (this collection is sterile, so identification is uncertain); Urimdn, Rio Avequi, Cerro de las Guacamayas, 950-1000 m alt., in open shrubby region, flowers red, September 6, 1954, Bernardi 1665; Rio Carrao, G. C. K. Dunsterville 239. Amazonas: Mt. Duida, on crest of First Ridge, 1380 m alt., on rocks, flowers flamecolored, G. H. H. Tate 864; Cerro Yavi, 1500 m alt., on rock, flowers brilliant orange, March 1-3, 1947, K. D. Phelps ir C. B. Hitchcock 23; Cerro Sipapo (Pardque), 125 m alt., epiphyte in mixed forest near Base Camp, flowers clear orange, January 25, 1949, B. Maguire & L. Politi 28616; same locality, 600 m alt., infrequent epiphyte in mixed montane forest near Intermediate Camp, flowers red, February 2, 1949, Maguire & Politi 28713, 28768; Cerro Yapacana, Rio Orinoco, 125 m alt., epiphyte in Savanna No. 3 at northwest base of mountain, flowers coral-red, January 1, 1951, B. Maguire, R. S. Cowan ir J. J. Wurdack 30547; Serrania Parú, Rio Parú, Caño Asisa, Rio Ventuari, 600 m alt., epiphyte in slope rain forest, flowers orange, February 13, 1951, R. S. Cowan & J. J. Wurdack 31437; Serrania Yutaje, Rio Manapiare, Cerro Yutaje, 1000 m alt., occasional epiphyte in woodland near Intermediate Camp, flowers brick-red, February 4, 1953, B. & C. K. Maguire 35064; same locality, 1250 m alt., frequent terrestrial on rocks along left fork of Caiio Yutaje, flowers orange-red, February 12, 1953, B. & C. K. Maguire 35233. Middle America and South America to PERU. The type was designated as from PANAMA and western COLOMBIA.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Peru South America| Panama Central America| Colombia South America|