Corallorhiza macrantha Schltr. 1918

Photo by Geraldo Salazar and The Bold Systems Website


Common Name The Large Flowered Corralorhiza

Flower Size

Found in Puebla, Veracruz and Oaxaca states of Mexico and Guatemala at elevations of 2800 to 4000 meters as a mycoheterotrophic, leafless, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring on an erect, brown, many flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION The flower photo above is missing the sepals and petals and only shows the lip with the column.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez, Lopez and Dressler 2005 Photo; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018 fide