Monographs Details: Brassia wageneri Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Brassia wageneri Rchb.f.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Along the Potaro River near the Kaieteur Savanna, Jenman 952; Kaieteur Plateau, rare terrestrial in shade, B. Maguire 23326; Pakaraima Mts., savanna at Samwarakna-tipú (Holi-tipú), 1100 m alt., occasional, flowers greenish bronze, lip finely spotted with bronze, November 10, 1951, B. Masuire & D. B. Fanshawe 32552. VENEZUELA. Habitat not recorded, March 17, 1946, J. A. Steyermark 13. Bolivar: Between El Dorado and Sta. Elena, H. Antonio 711; vicinity of Salto de Pacairao bordering Rio Pacairao, about 3 km east to northeast of Santa Teresita de Kavanayen, 1220 m alt., terrestrial on boulders in open situations, Steyermark 60^09. Amazonas: Cerro Yapacana, on upper Rio Orinoco, about 100 m alt., April 1931, E. G. Holt & E. R. Blake 726; Rio Negro, on slopes of Piedra Nunca (just north of Piedra Cocuy), 150 m alt., low epiphyte, flowers cream-color with pllrple-brown spots at the base, lip white with purple-brown spots, April 10, 1953, B. Maguire & J. J. Wurdack 34957; Rios Pacimoni-Yatua, Casiquiare, along uppermost Rio Yatua above the mouth of Rio Yacibo, 100-140 m alt., epiphyte, flower bronze, lip cream-color, January 30-31, 1954, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & G. S. Bunting 37449; in Sabanita Morocoto, on right bank of Rio Orinoco 2 km below the mouth of Rio Atabapo, 125 m alt., locally frequent terrestrial, sepals yellow, petals yellow spotted with chocolate-brown lip heavih. chocolate-spotted with a yellow-orange callus. May 30, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 42697. COLOMBIA. The type was from VENEZUELA.

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