Anacheilium allemanii (Barb.Rodr.) Pabst, Moutinho & A.V.Pinto 1981 Photo By Marcos Campacci


Common Name Alleman's Anacheilium

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Parana states of Brazil in tall trees at elevations of 1100 to 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with short, narrowly ovoid-elliptic pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, 7.2" [18 cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Encyclia allemanii (Barb.Rodr.) Pabst 1967 publ. 1972; *Epidendrum allemanii Barb.Rodr. 1877; Epidendrum allemanianum Barb.Rodr. 1881; Hormidium allemanii [Barb Rod] Breiger 1977; Prosthechea allemanii (Barb.Rodr.) W.E.Higgins 1997 publ. 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Epidendrum allemanii drawing fide; Cattleyas and Their Relative Vol 6 The Debateable Epidendrum Withner & Harding 2004 photo fide; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 as Prosthechea allemanii drawing/photo fide;