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Family: ORCHIDACEAE 

 Prosthechea prismatocarpa
 
  
Author:  Wes E. Higgins 1998
Family:  Orchidaceae
Habitat:  Costa Rica, Panama
Soil:  No; Epiphytic
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  30 (45) centimetres
Flower:  Greenish White/Dark Maroon/Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Pseudobulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Epidendrum prismatocarpum, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach 1852. Encyclia prismatocarpa, Dressler 1961.  Panarica prismatocarpa, Withner & P.A.Harding 2004. Pseudencyclia prismatocarpa, V.P.Castro & Chiron 2003.
This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Wes E. Higgins in 1998. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama, growing as an epiphyte in open rain- and cloud forests with lots of water and some sun. The pseudobulbs can grow to eight centimetres in diameter and 20 centimetres long. The leaves grows up to 50 centimetres and the inflorescent to 65 centimetres, bearing the many greenish-white, dark maroon and pink flowers.