Cranichis reticulata Rchb.f. 1866 Photo by the Costa Rica Linda Website


Common Name The Reticulate Cranichis

Flower Size .35" [8 mm]

Found in Costa Rica in deep shade of virgin, wet cloud forests at elevations around 1500 to 2700 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later summer and fall on a terminal, erect inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Hammel, Grayum,Herrera and Zamora 2003; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo fide;