Echinorhyncha antonii (P. Ortiz) Dressler 2005 Photo by © Arturo Carillo

Common Name Anton's Chondrorhyncha [Antonio González of Cali Colombia Current)

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 1000 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with short pseudobulbs enveloped completely by distichous, imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a few, oblong-elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a lateral, arising from a leaf axil, erect, 3.2" [8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Chondrorhyncha antonii P. Ortiz 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Orquideología 19(2): 14—16. 1994 as Chondrorhyncha antonii; Colombian Native Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 as Chondrorhyncha antonii photo fide; *Lankesteriana 5(2): 94. 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orquideologia VOl 26 No 1 2009 key; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Epidendroideae Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2009 photo fide

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