Aa achalensis Schltr. 1920

Photo by Explorando Sierras and Their Exploring the Sierras Website

Common Name The Achale? Aa

Flower Size

Found in northern Argentina in wet montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 2500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial or sometime epiphyte with no pseudobulbs and lanceolate acute leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, lateral, many flowered inflorescence enveloped by cauline bracts that are as long as the ovary.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo ok