Anacheilium carrii (V.P.Castro & Campacci) Withner & P.A.Harding 2004 Photo courtesy of Marcos Campacci

Common Name or Meaning Carr's Anacheilium [American Orchid Enthusiast and Cycnoches lover current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil in the Serra do Sincoraat elevations of 1200 to 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing lithophyte with obovate, elongate, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped by deciduous imbricating sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, apical, narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, 2" [5 cm] long, to 5 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe that completely envelops the peduncle and with triangular-elongate, acuminate floral bracts

Synonyms *Prosthechea carrii V.P.Castro & Campacci 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 65 #2 2001 as Prosthechea carrii photo fide; *Cattleyas and Their Relatives, The Debateable Epidendrum Withner & Harding 2004 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol II Plate 182 Castro Neto 2006 as Prosthechea carrii drawing ok/photo ok