Euchile karwinskii (Mart.) Christenson 2011 Photo by Michael Saar [Orchi]

FragrancePartial Sun Cool Cold Spring

Common Name Karwinski's Euchile [Hungarian Plant Collector in Mexico and Brazil early 1800's]

Flower Size 3 - 3 1/2" [7.5 to 8.7 cm]

Found in Mexico and Oaxaca states of Mexico is found growing in light shade in oak and pine forests at elevations of 1300 to 2600 meters as a small sized, pendant, epiphytic, cool to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with with clustered, pendant, ovoid, conical or fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped by white sheaths and carrying 2 to 4 towards the apex, elliptic, obtuse or acute, gray-green leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendent, 8" [20 cm] long, or the length of the leaves, single to 2 flowered inflorescence and carry a very fragrant flowers with a scent of lemon

Synonyms *Cattleya karwinskii Mart. 1830; Prosthechea karwinskii (Mart.) J.M.H.Shaw 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Algunas Orquideas de Oaxaca Suarez 2004 photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater etal 2005 photo fide;