Anacheilium bohnkianum (V.P.Castro & G.F.Carr) Marçal 2005 Photo courtesy of © Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

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Common Name or Meaning Bohnk's Anacheilium [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.1" [2.8 cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil in rainforests at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte with cylindric, laterally compressed, 6 noded pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by 4, imbricating, deciduous sheaths and carrying 3, apical, subcoriaceous, acute, keeled dorsally, dark green leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, 12.4" [31 cm] long, 21 flowered inflorescence arising through 3 imbricating, spathulate spathes and carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms *Prosthechea bohnkiana V.P.Castro & G.F.Carr 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol II Plate 180 Castro Neto 2006 as Prosthechea bohnkiana drawing ok/photo good

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