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Orchid Species: Cochleanthes flabelliformis

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cochleanthes flabelliformis is an orchid species identified by (Sw.) R.E.Schult. & Garay in 1959.
Genus
Cochleanthes (Cnths.)
Grex
flabelliformis
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Sw.) R.E.Schult. & Garay
Year
1959
ORIGIN: Found in Jamaica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil in relatively undisturbed, wet, montane forests at elevations of 250 to 1200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Caespitose, small to medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte in deep shade with ample humidity and has basally overlapping, linear-lanceolate, pale green, basally articulate leaves that are held in a loose, 2 ranked fan which blooms in the summer on a stout, erect, axillary, 4 [10 cm] long peduncle with a single, waxy, short-lived flower which is large and fragrant.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 inches [7.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cochleanthes Cnths fragrans 1837 Raf.
Add+ Huntleya Hya imbricata 1852 Rchb.f.
Add+ Warczewiczella W cochlearis 1852 (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Warczewiczella W cochleata 1883 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Warczewiczella W gibeziae 1892 (N.E.Br.) Stein
Add+ Zygopetalum Z cochleare 1836 Lindl.
Add+ Zygopetalum Z cochleatum 1838 Paxton
Add+ Zygopetalum Z conchaceum 1844 Hoffmanns.
Add+ Zygopetalum Z flabelliforme 1863 (Sw.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Zygopetalum Z gibeziae 1888 N.E.Br.
Add+ Chondrorhyncha Chdrh flabelliformis 1962 (Sw.) Alain
Add+ Warczewiczella W flabelliformis 1903 (Sw.) Cogn. in I.Urban
Add+ Cymbidium Cym flabelliforme 1799 (Sw.) Sw.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi flabelliforme 1788 Sw.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cnths. flabelliformis 'Petit Bois' (1985) Cnths. flabelliformis 'MAJ' (1984)
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