Coryanthes macrocorys

Coryanthes macrocorys

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Coryanthes
Species: Crths. macrocorys
Binomial name
Coryanthes macrocorys
Rolfe 1892

Coryanthes macrocorys is an orchid species found in Central America.


The plant is found in Peru.


Plant blooms during the summer with one to two 10 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in intermediate to warm temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets.


Common Name: The Large Helmet Coryanthes

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