Monographs Details: Hexadesmia sessilis Rchb.f.
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: Rio Carrao, in light forest near river bank, G. C. K. Dunsterville 360; Phelps Uaipdn-tepui Exped., on banks of Rio Aprada at the mouth of Caño Ambuitir, flowers green to green-lavender, January 24, 1948, K. D. Phelps & C. B. Hitchcock 309 (no flowers seen, so determination uncertain); Cerro Baragudn, on open northernmost slopes, 250-330 m alt., occasional on low trees, flowers green becoming dull yellow and purplish, January 13, 1956, J. J. Wurdack & J. V. Monachino 41227. MEXICO (type of H . sessilis), COLOMBIA and BRAZIL (type of H. Reedii).

Discussion:

Hexadesmia Reedii Reichb. f., Saund. Refug. Bot. 2: t. 113. 1878.

Scaphyglottis Reedii Ames, Am. Orchid Soc. Bull. 10: 49. 1941.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Mexico North America| Colombia South America| Brazil South America|