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Flor Conchita

Anacheilium radiatum

Description:

as a small to medium szied, hot to cool growing epiphyte with ellipsoid to elliptic-ovoid, slightly compressed, grooved pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by a few scarious sheaths carrying 2 to 4, towards the apex, lanceolate-elliptic, obtuse or broadly acute leaves. It is a very fragrant species that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on an apical, short to 4" [10 cm], few to many [4 to 12] flowered inflorescence with non-resupinate, fragrant [sometimes not so good], heavy textured, cockleshell flowers and is easy to grow.

Habitat:

in varied type forests which include tropial evergreen, mixed pine and oak at an altitude of 150-2000 meters

Notes:

Before called Prostechea radiata - Encyclia radiata its found in San Luis Potosi, Queretaro Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco and Chiapas states of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize to Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela?

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Minatitl√°n, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 13, 2015
Submitted on Apr 13, 2015

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