Anacheilium regentii (V.P.Castro & Chiron) Marçal 2005

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista

Part shadeHotWarmSpring

Common Name or Meaning Regent's Anacheilium [Brazilain discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Bahia Brazil in rainforests at elevations around 500 to 700 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with elliptical, laterally strongly compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by deciduous, imbricating sheaths and carrying 2 apical, erect, subcoriaceous, oblanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe within a spathe and holding the non-resupinate, fleshy flowers in the upper 2/3's of the inflorescence

Synonyms Prosthechea regentii V.P.Castro & Chiron 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol II Plate 186 Castro Neto 2006 as Prosthechea regentii drawing ok/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 9 2008 photo