Clamshell Orchid in bloom!

 Prosthechea cochleata, clamshell orchid
February 7, 2019

 Prosthechea cochleata, clamshell orchid, is known for its up side down flowers. This fragrant long lasting bloomer is native to Central America, the West Indies, Colombia, Venezuela, and southern Florida.

This plant lives in the Stove House, home to tropical orchids and the Bromeliad collection.