Prosthechea cochleata (L.) W.E.Higgins

Clamshell Orchid, Cockle-shell Orchid


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Prosthechea

Category: Perennial

History: 

Published in Phytologia 82(5): 377 in 1998.

Basionym Epidendrum cochleatum L. - Linnaeus cites Catesby's Natural History Volume II plate 88.

Synonym Encyclia cochleata (L.) Lemée.

Native to Jamaica.

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