Ixyophora aurantiaca (Senghas & G.Gerlach) Dressler 2005

Side View of FlowerTYPE Photos by Gunter Gerlach

  • Flowers

    Plant and Flowers Photos by Patricia Harding

    Full Shade Hot Cool Spring

    Common Name The Golden Ixyphora

    Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

    Found in Peru at elevations of 500 to 2400 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring on an axillary, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

    Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha aurantiaca Senghas & G.Gerlach 1991

    References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Die Orchidee 42: 282. 1991 as Chondrorhyncha aurantiaca; *Lankesteriana 5(2): 95. 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide

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