Coryanthes maduroana G.Gerlach 2004 SUBGENUS Coryanthes

Photos by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Fragrance Deep ShadeWarm LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name Mrs. Maduro's Coryanthes [Panamanian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in Cocle province of Panama as a medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte with narrowly oblong to oblong-conical, deeply sulcate pseudobulbs with an apical maroon ring and enveloped in youth by membraneous sheaths and carrying narrowly elliptic to linear-lanceolate, acute, plicate, indistinctly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a pendulous, peduncle greenish maroon, provided with 4, tubularmembraneous, lanceolate bracts, to 12" [30 cm] long, 3 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carries fragrant flowers.


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana Vol 4[1]: 67-73 Gerlach 2004 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 24 #2 Luer & Escobar 2006 photo fide; Richardiana Vol 5 Chiron & Marcal 2021 Une Orginisation infragenerique de Coryanthes [Orchidaceae]