Ixyophora luerorum (R.Vásquez & Dodson) P.A.Harding 2008 Photo by © Ibisch and The Epidendra Website.

Full ShadeColdLATESpringEARLY Summer

Common Name The Luer's Ixyophora [Dr & Mrs Luer's Ixyophora Preeminent authorities on the Pleurothallids current]

Flower Size

Found only in Bolivia at elevations of 2150 to 2350 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a few, held loosely in a fan, lanceolate, acute, articulated to the leaf bases below leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an axillary, to 4" [10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I am not 100% convinced that this determination is correct and may be I aurantiaca so please use with caution!

Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha luerorum R.Vásquez & Dodson 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Chondrorhyncha luerorum; *Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo hmm