Achimenes candida is fairly widely distributed in western Central America, from Panama to Chiapas state in Mexico. Its white color is relatively uncommon in the Achimenes; there is significant variation in flower form/size and the dot pattern in the throat.
Additional photos may be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below:
- A cultivated plant
- A flower photographed in the Brazil Plants facility in São Paulo, Brazil
- A flower photographed in the Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses, near Washington, DC, USA
This species, as Trevirania candida, was the subject of a very nice botanical print, from 1848. See it here.