Coryanthes pegiae G.A.Romero 1986 SUBGENUS Lamellunguis SECTION Planichilus

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Another angle with column detail

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Common Name Pegia's Coryanthes

Flower Size

Found in southern Venezuela at elevations around 50 to 100 meters as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms on a pendant, 8.8 to 12.8" [22 to 32 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide; Richardiana Vol 5 Chiron & Marcal 2021 Une Orginisation infragenerique de Coryanthes [Orchidaceae]