Anacheilium mejia Withner & P.A.Harding 2004

Inflorescence Photos by © and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Mejia's Anacheilium [Esperanza Mejia Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Colombia as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with spindle-shaped, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying 3, apical, erect leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, to twenty flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Prosthechea mejia (Withner & P.A.Harding) W.E.Higgins 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Cattleyas and Their Relatives, The Debateable Epidendrum Vol 7 Withner and Harding 2004 drawing/photo fide