Ixyophora aurantiaca (Senghas & G.Gerlach) Dressler 2005

Side View of FlowerTYPE Photos by Gunter Gerlach

Full Shade Hot Cool Spring

Common Name The Golden Ixyphora

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations of 500 to 2400 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring on an axillary, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha aurantiaca Senghas & G.Gerlach 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Die Orchidee 42: 282. 1991 as Chondrorhyncha aurantiaca; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992 as Chondrorhyncha aurantiaca; *Lankesteriana 5(2): 95. 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo not - I luerorum; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide

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