Monographs Details: Dichaea pendula (Aubl.) Cogn.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, ascent of ledge along southwest-facing side, 2100-2255 m alt., epiphyte on branch in rich wet woods, stems flattened, leaves subcoriaceous, grass green above and paler beneath, sepals and petals creamy greenish white, lip cream-white with orange-yellow at base within, September 27, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 58728 (flower poor); Ptari-tepui, common on densely forested steep south-facing slopes overlying sandstone, between "Cave Rock" and base of high sandstone bluffs, 2100-2285 m alt., stems pendent from the lower part or base of tree trunk, leaves firmly membranaceous, pale grass green above and paler beneath, flower throughout pale buff-yellow, fruit olive green, October 30, 1944, Steyermark 59555. COSTA RICA, FRENCH GUIANA (type of Limodorum pendulum) and BRAZIL.
Limodorum pendulum Aubl., PI. Guian. 2: 819, t. 322. 1775.
Distribution:Venezuela South America
| Costa Rica South America
| French Guiana South America
| Brazil South America