Kreodanthus corniculatus (Rchb.f.) Garay 1977 Collection by Wright and The EOL Website


Common Name The Small Horned Kreodanthus

Flower Size

Found in Cuba at elevations around 1500 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ascending, glabrous, distally purberulent stem enveloped by a few sheaths and carrying a few basal, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, short, densely many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Erythrodes corniculata (Rchb.f.) Carabia 1943; Goodyera corniculata (Rchb.f.) Ackerman 2012; *Physurus corniculatus Rchb.f. 1865; Physurus wrightianus Griseb. 1866

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; Orchids of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2005; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014 as Goddyera corniculata;