Anacheilium faresianum (Bicalho) Pabst, Moutinho & A.V. Pinto 1981 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower Photo by Patricia Harding.

FragrancePart sun CoolSpring

Common Name Fares' Anacheilium [Brazilian collector of Type Species current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing lithophyte with clustered, ovoid, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several imbricationg, deciduous sheaths and carrying three apical, subcoriaceous, smooth, lanceolate, cymbidiform, obtuse leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, racemose, 5.6" [14 cm] long, inflorescence with to 10,successively opening, non resupinate, fragrant flowers

Synonyms Encyclia faresiana [Bicalho] Pabst ? drawing in 1977; Hormidium faresianum Bicalho 1973; Prosthechea faresiana (Bicalho) W.E.Higgins 1997 publ. 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as Encyclia faresiana sic drawing fide; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives, the Debateable Epidendrum Withner and Harding 2004 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses II Plate 184 Castro 2006 as Prosthechea faresiana drawing ok/photo fide