Ixyophora carinata (P.Ortiz) Dressler 2005

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo by Rodrigo Escobar/TYPE Drawing of Chondrorhyncha carinata by © Padre Pedro Ortiz

Another Flower Photo by © Jay Pfahl

Another Flower Angle Photo by Patricia Harding


Common Name The Keeled Ixyophora

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Colombia as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with short pseudobulbs enveloped completely by distichous, imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying oblong-ellitptic, acuminate leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a lateral, arising through the axils of the leaf-bearing sheaths, 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha carinata P. Ortiz 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Orquideología Vol 19 #2 pg 18 1994 as Chondrorhyncha carinata Drawing/photo fide; Colombian Native Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 as Chondrorhyncha carinata photo maybe; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Chondrorhyncha carinata; *Lankesteriana 5(2): 95. 2005; Orquideologia Vol 25 #2 2008 as Chonrorhyncha carinata photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide to the third photo only; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing fide/ photo more or less photo by Jay Pfahl;