Chondroscaphe amabilis (Schltr.) Senghas & G. Gerlach 1993 Photo by Patricia Harding

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Marius Wasbauer

Common Name The Enchanting Chondoscaphe

Flower Size 2 2/5" [6 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a small sized, fan-shaped, cool growing epiphyte with oblanceolate-ligulate, obtuse leaves that are basally articulate to the stem that blooms on a 3 3/5" to 4 3/4" [9 to 13 cm] long, single flowered inflorecence and holds the flower at mid-leaf.

Synonyms Chondrorhyncha amabilis Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 1 COS 1990 as Chondrorhyncha amabilis photo fide; Ecuadorian Native Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 as Chondrorhyncha amabilis drawing/photo ok; Die Orchideen lieferung 27 Schlechter/Brieger 1993; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Huntleyas and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orquideas del Valle de Aburra Medellin Colombia Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia 2014 photo fide; Orchids of Tropical America an introduction and guide Meisel 2014 not = C embraei; Orchids of Tropical America an introduction and guide Meisel 2014 as C embraei photo fide;

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------