Coryanthes albertinae H. Karst. 1848 SECTION CoryanthesPhoto by Eerika Schulz and her Orchid Photo Website

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name Albert's Coryanthes

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Venezuela and northern Brazil in wet forests at elevations of 50 to 500 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendant, 16 to 20" [40 to 50 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Coryanthes albertinae var. rodriguezii Manara & Bergold 2004; Coryanthes maculata var. albertinae (H.Karst.) Lindl. 1852

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 as C speciosa not = C albertinae Drawing fide; Orchidaceae Braziliense Band II Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 12 3/4 1977/8; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 drawing as C speciosa not = C albertinae drawing fide; Venezuela; Paraiso de Orquideas Romero 1997 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003