.8" [2 cm] IOSPE PHOTOS

Anacheilium marcilianum Campacci 2007 Photo courtesy of Marcos Campacci


Common Name or Meaning Marcilio's Anacheilium [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Mato Grosso do Sul state of Brazil in bright, swampy forests at elevations of 300 to 400 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovate, laterally compressed pseduobulbs enveloped by deciduous sheaths and carrying a siongle, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, leaf that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, shorter than the leaf, racemose, 4" [10 cm] long, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms Prosthechea marciliana (Campacci) W.E.Higgins 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasilieras Novas Especias 5 Campacci 2007 drawing/photo fide