Cranichis cochleata Dressler 1998

Photo by The Kew Plants of the World Online Website Plant in situ Chiapas Mexico

Photo by Victoria Sanchez and The I Naturalist Website

Deep shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Earred Cranichis [refers to the sepals?]

Flower Size

Found in Veracruz and Chiapas states of Mexico and Guatemala at elevations around 900 to 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the fall on an erect, several flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION!!! I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!!!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018