Aetheorhyncha andreettae (Jenny) Dressler 2005 Photo by Madame Popow

Another Angle Photo by Kerry Dressler

Part shadeHotTo WarmWinter

Common Name Andreetta's Aetheorhyncha [Missionary and Orchid Collector in Ecuador current]

Flower Size 1 1/4" [3 cm]

An epiphyte with a fan shaped growth that is found in very wet montane forests of eastern Colombia, Peru and Ecuador at elevations of 800 to 1800 meters with distichous, imbricating, narrowly oblanceolate, acute articulated leaves that blooms on an axillary, 2" long [5 cm], erect, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower near the base of the leaves and occuring most often in the winter.

Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha andreettae Jenny 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 413 Dodson 1989 as Chonrorhyncha andreettae not = Chondrorhyncha panguensis; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS as Chondrorhyncha andrettae 1990 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 016 Bennett & Christenson 1993 as Chondrorhyncha andreettae not = Chondroscaphe plicata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 as Chondrorhyncha andreettae drawing not = Chondrorhyncha panguensis/photo fide; Orquideologia 21: 3 Dressler 2000 as Chondrorhyncha [Chiondroscaphe] andreettae photo fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 4 2008 photo fide; Huntleyas and Related Orchids Harding 2008 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #2 2012 photo fide;