Coryanthes pacaraimensis Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2007 SUBGENUS Coryanthes

Photo by © Campacci & J.B.F.Silva and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Pacaraima Coryanthes [An area of Roirama state of Brazil]

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found in Roirama State of Brazil at elevations around 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, elongate-ovoid, apicvally compressed, deeply many sulcate pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, plicate, narrowing below into the pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms in the mid spring through mid summer on a basal, pendent, stout, 10" [25 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence enveloped partially by a lanceolate, acuminate bract and carrying fragrant flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 14: 5 Marçal & Chiron 2013 Drawing/photo fide; Richardiana Vol 5 Chiron & Marcal 2021 Une Orginisation infragenerique de Coryanthes [Orchidaceae]