Commonly known as the "Blood-red Helcia," is a species of orchid native to Central and South America. This orchid is known for its stunning crimson flowers with intricate patterns and unique shape. The petals and sepals are typically reddish-brown, often marked with white or yellow spots or lines, creating an eye-catching contrast. The lip of the flower is usually white or pale with a reddish center, adding to its allure. Helcia sanguinolenta is a terrestrial orchid that typically grows in shady and humid environments, often found in rainforests or cloud forests. Its striking appearance and vibrant colors make it a sought-after orchid for collectors and enthusiasts.