Anacheilium itabirinhense Campacci 2009 Photos By Reginaldo Soval

Common Name The Itabirinha Anacheilium [an area of Minas Gerais]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations around 1245 meters as a small sized, cool growing lithophye with fusiform, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by evanescent sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, apical, subcoriaceous, elliptic-oblong, leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, racemose, to 245" [60 cm] long, simultaneously 10 to 12, many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe and carrying non-resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquideas Brasilieras Novas Especias 7 Campacci etal 2009 drawing/photo fide