Coryanthes flava G.Gerlach 1991 SECTION Coryanthes

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Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name The Yellow Coryanthes

Flower Size 1" x 2" [2.5 wide by 5 cm long]

Found in the Pacific coast of Colombia in mangrove marshlands at or near sea level as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms on a pendant inflorescence with 2 to 3 flowers in the raceme and is the smallest flowered Coryanthes of the genus.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide;