Cranichis werffii Garay 1978

Drawing by Dr Leslie Garay

Common Name Werff's Cranichis [Dutch botanist At Missouri Botanical Garden and Original Collector of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador and in the Galapagos Islands at elevations around 500 to 1860 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 3 to 4, basal, elliptic to ovate ellioptic, acute to abruptly subacuminate, basally rounded and tapering into thecanaliculate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, remptely shethed, glabrous below, glandular pubescent above, rachis cylindric, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying greenish white flowers. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 drawing fide;