PlantsMyrmecophila→The Trumpet Player's Myrmecophila (Myrmecophila tibicinis)

Botanical names:
Myrmecophila tibicinis Accepted
Schomburgkia tibicinis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Magenta-pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Myrmecophila tibicinis - flowers have a form that is easily disti

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Posted by BigBill (Livonia, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Feb 16, 2019 7:24 PM

The common name of this species is not the cow horn orchid. That name belongs to a Florida species in the Oncidium Alliance.
I briefly researched a common name for this and I found it to be the "Trumpet players" Myrmecophila.

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