Cranichis badia Renz ex Kolan. & Szlach. 2014TYPE Drawing by A Krol and Kolan. & Szlach and The Research Gate Website

Part shade ColdLATER Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Dull Brown Red Cranichis

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 2300 to 2900 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 1 to 3, in a basal rosette, narrow, canaliculate, elliptic to ovate-elliptic, acuminate, cuneate below intothe petiolate base leaves taht blooms in the later fall on a to 12.8" [32 cm] long, overall, rachis to 6" [15 cm] long, saubdensely many flowered inflorescence with lanceoalte acuminate floral bracts and carrying small, brown, lip white with brown venation flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Nordic J. Bot. 32: 289 Kolan. & Szlach. 2014 drawing fide

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