Chondrorhyncha velastiguii Dodson 1989 Photo by Copyright Ecuagenera and the Ecuadorian Orchid Website

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Common Name Velastigui's Chondrorhyncha [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Ecuador in wet montane cloud forests at elevations of 1050 to 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a loose fan of wider than most in the genus and oblong obovate, apiculate, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, elongate petiolate base leaves that blooms on an axillary, 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Plate 419 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 drawing fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 drawing fide; Huntleyas and Related Orchids P.A. Harding 2008 photo good; Orchids of Tropical America an introduction and guide Meisel 2014 photo fide;