Corytoplectus cutucuensis

Photo by Leslie Brothers, copyright the Smithsonian Institution
Grown at the Smithsonian Institution greenhouses

 C. cutucuensis is attractive even without its flowers, although this spectacular photo shows just how flashy it can be with them.  This species also produces interesting "display fruits".  C. cutucuensis is likely the same species as C. speciosus, once known as Alloplectus vittatus.

USBRG 1994-020

 

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