Cranichis garayana Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 Drawing by © Dodson & R.Vásquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool fall

Common Name or Meaning Garay's Cranichis [American Botanist born in Hungary and personal friend died 8/2016]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 1880 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a short nodose, leafy stem carrying ovate, channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, glabrous, few sheaths, peduncle to 14" [35 cm] long, rachis to 5" [12.5 cm] long, spicate, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum plate 210 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide

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