Polycycnis blancoi G. Gerlach 2004

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of Franco Pupulin.

Part Shade Warm Fall

Common Name Blanco's Polycycnis [Costa Rican Botanist Current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, plicate, 5 nerved, elliptical, acute leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, pendant, 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lankesteriana 4(1): 67. 2004; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;