Coryanthes cataniapoensis G.A.Romero & Carnevali 1989 Lamellunguis SECTION Lamellunguis SUBSECTION Acutigaleatae

Photo by © Dave Siegrist

Drawing Drawing by © Bruno Manara courtesy of G A Romero & Gerlach

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.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuela; Paraiso de Orquideas Romero 1997 photo hmm; Harvard Pap. Bot. 5: 179-180 Romero & Gomez 2000 drawing fide; 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; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #6 2011 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide; Richardiana Vol 5 Chiron & Marcal 2021 Une Orginisation infragenerique de Coryanthes [Orchidaceae]

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