Palmorchis paludicola Dressler 1997 Isotype by Robert Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Full shade Hot LATESpring

Common Name The Swamp Living Palmorchis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica, in tropical wet swampy forests at elevations around 75 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on a terminal, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with several lanceolate bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;