Anacheilium schunkianum Campacci & P.A.Harding 2008

Plant and Flowers


TYPE Drawing Photos/TYPE Drawing by Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name Schunk's Anacheilium [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with elongate, pyriform pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong-lanceolate, rounded apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, sinuous, peduncle to .72" [1.8 cm] long, 8" [20 cm] long overall, simultaneously several to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Prosthechea schunkiana (Campacci & P.A.Harding) W.E.Higgins 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list ; IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 9 2008 drawing fide but sideways/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 drawing fide