Coryanthes feildingii Lindl. 1848 SECTION Lamellunguis

Flower Closeup Photos by Danny Lentz plant grown by Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name Feilding's Coryanthes

Flower Size 8.8" [12 cm]

Found in Venezuela in wet forests at elevations of 100 to 500 meters as a hot growing epiphyte with oblong-conical pseudobulbs carrying plicate, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the attenuate base leaves blooming on a basal, recurved to pendant, 10 to 12" [25 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 4 1970; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 photo fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; Orquideas de Roirama Luz & Franco 2012 photo fide;

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