Panarica tardiflora (Mora-Ret. ex Pupulin) Withner & P.A Harding 2004
Inflorescence Photos by © Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR
Common Name The Late Flowered Panarica [refers to the habit of flowering on last years growth]
Flower Size 2" [5 cm]
Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 500 to 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovate pseudobulbs and flowers that arise on last years pseudobulb and occuring in the winter and spring on a terminal, 10.8" [27 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising through a spathe.
Synonyms Prosthechea tardiflora Mora-Ret. ex Pupulin 2002
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list ; IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Lankesteriana 2(1): 23. 2002 as Prosthechea tardiflora; ; *The Cattleyas and Their Relatives, the Debateable Epidendrum Withner and Harding 2004