Anacheilium farfanii (Christenson) Withner & P.A.Harding 2004 Photo by Patricia Harding

Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name Farfan's Anacheilium [Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 3/4" [2.1 cm]

Found in southern Peru at elevations of 2100 to 2600 meters as a medium sized, cold growing lithophyte with spindle shaped, glossy pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, racemose, to 5 flowered inflorescence with non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms *Prosthechea farfanii Christenson 2002

References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin VOl 71 No 8 2002 photo as Prosthechea farfani; *Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol 6 Withner & Harding 2004 drawing fide; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 as Prosthechea farfanii photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide