Cranichis zarucchii Szlach. & Kolan. 2013 Drawing by Szlach. & Kolan. and The Research Gate Website

Part shade Cold Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning Zarucchi's Cranichis [Co-collector of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia in pluvial subparamo and wet montane forests at el;evations of 2000 to 2800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 1 to 2, basal, triangular-ovate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring through late summer on a terminal, erect, delicate, glabrous below, , densely glandular above, distantly 3 to 5 sheathed, peduncle to 15.2" [38 cm] long, rachis to 4.8" [12 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous floral bracts and carrying small, inconspicous flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Pl. Syst. Evol. 299: 981 Szlach. & Kolan 2013 drawing fide

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