Coryanthes alborosea C. Schweinf. 1943 SECTION Lamellunguis

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Common Name The White Rose Coryanthes

Flower Size 1 1/2" [6 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 100 meters as a small sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte in hot tropical forest, often in ant's nests at lower elevations with ovoid-pyriform, sulcate, bifoliate pseudobulbs and plicate, narrowly lanceolate leaves with a short sulcate petiole which blooms on a lateral, pendant, basal, 6 1/4" [17 cm] long, 1 or 2 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with 2 inflated, tubular-infundibuliform floral bracts occuring in the fall.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 9 1958 drawing; Orchid Digest Vol 42 No 1 1978 photo; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 022 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 2 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 1 photo not; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 4 2002 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 5 2004 photo; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide

Coryanthes alborosea C. Schweinf. 1943 var alba

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Photos by Patricia Harding

Another var alba Photo by Lourens Grobler

An all white version of the orchid

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 42 No 1 1978 photo fide;

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