Aspasia

(Greek personal name, of little significance here). Orchiddceomtribe Vzindew. Pseudobulbous: lvs. sub-coriaceous : racemes radical: perianth spreading: lateral sepals free, the upper one connate at the base of the petals : labellum concave : column semi-terete : pollinia 2. Eight or 10 Trop. Amer. species. The genus is closely allied to Odontoglossum. opidendroides, Lindl. Lvs. linear-lane-eolate : racemes. with about 4 fis.; erect : sepals and petals streaked with brown ; labellum white, dotted with violet-purple. Pun ama and Colombia. OAKES Am.;s_