Sixteen flowers on 1 pendent inflorescence and nine flowers on a
second, to 54cm; on a 29cm x 85cm plant in a 10cm pot; pseudobulbs
conical, up to 3.5 cm; leaves lanceolate up to 3 per pseudobulb; sepals
yellow blotched brown; lateral sepals fused to proximal 2/3 of column;
petals tan spotted pale brown, fused to proximal 2/3 of column; lip
white irregularly marked light brown; column light green, spotted brown;
anther cap green; substance firm; texture matte.
20122639 from Toronto
Gongora nigropunctata Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9: 99 (1921).
This name is accepted.
Distribution: N. Peru
, award 20122639,
has been confirmed to be Gongora rufescens by SITF (Nov 2012), with assistance
of Rudolf Jenny.