Corallorhiza williamsii Correll 1941


Drawing/Photo by © ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 The Herbario AMO Website


Common Name or Meaning The Tooth-Like Root Corallorhiza - The Autumn Coralroot

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Morelos state of Mexico, and El Salvador at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing leafless terrestrial with a branching, papillose rhizome giving rise to an erect, 12" [30cm] long overall, stem that blooms in the mid to late winter on a rachis to 6" [15 cm] long, 5 to 14 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Las Orquideas de el Slavador Vol 3 Hamer 1981 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 1988 drawing fide; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide;