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Anacheilium fragrans

Anacheilium fragrans

Description:

Taken at Intag Cloud Forest Reserve on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains.

Habitat:

Cloud forest-tropical rain forest at elevations between 1800-2800 meters

1 Species ID Suggestions

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago
Clam shell orchid
Encyclia cochleata var. Alba?


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5 Comments

llundstrom24
llundstrom24 10 years ago

Thanks so much! I'm much better at identifying birds and mammals than plants.

llundstrom24
llundstrom24 10 years ago

Thanks so much! I'm much better at identifying birds and mammals than plants.

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago

Yes, Anacheilium is synonymous with Encyclia ...and I guess the species is fragrans rater than cochealtum...especially if that was the species of orchid on their plant list.

So, I agree Anacheilium fragrans.

llundstrom24
llundstrom24 10 years ago

I've adjusted the color to more of its actual color. And I looked it up in the book written by the owner of the Intag farm I stayed at. It looks more like Anacheilium fragrans to me. what do you think?

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago

Looks like Encyclia cochleata but a very pale variety

llundstrom24
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Parroquia Quiroga, Provincia de Imbabura, Ecuador

Spotted on May 29, 2009
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011

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