Coccineorchis dressleri Szlach., Rutk. & Mytnik 2004 TYPE Drawing By Szlach., Rutk. & Mytnik and The Research Gate Website


Common Name Dressler's Coccineorchis [American Botanist in central America current]

Flower Size

Found in Panama within dark wet forests and cloud forests at elevations of 1100 to 2400 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 6, basal, narrow, elliptic-ovate, ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, more or less oblique, acuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall through early spring on an erect to arcuate, terminal, delicate, 10 to 18.4" [25 to 46 cm] long, densely glandular below peduncle, rachis 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] long, all sided, densely 6 to 20 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute, dull pale red floral bracts and carrying medium sized, conspicuous, red or yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 41: 481 Szlach., Rutk. & Mytnik 2004 drawing fide