Pseudocentrum hoffmannii (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1876 Drawing by Reichenbach and The Harvard Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cold

Common Name Hoffman's Pseudocentrum [German Botanist earlier 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in montane forests as a large sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with few to several, soft herbaceous to weakly plicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Pelexia hoffmannii Rchb.f. 1866

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 Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 draing fide;