Coryanthes cataniapoensis G.A.Romero & Carnevali 1989 SECTION Lamellunguis Photo by © Dave Siegrist

Common Name The Cataniapo Coryanthes [Río Cataniapo in the Amazon Territory of Venezuela]

Flower Size 4.8" 12 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Brazil in wet forests at elevations around 100 meters as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall on a pendant, 7.2" to 10" [18 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuela; Paraiso de Orquideas Romero 1997 photo hmm; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 19991999; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide;