Helcia callichroma (Rchb.f.) Dodson 1991 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Full ShadeWarmCool

Common Name The Green Calli Helcia

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte.

Synonyms Helcia picta Linden 1882; Neoescobaria callichroma (Rchb.f.) Garay 1972; *Trichopilia callichroma Rchb.f. 1876;

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Helcia picta; Orquideologia Vol 12 No 2/3 1977/8 photo as Neoescobaria calichroma; *Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996 as Neoescobaria callichroma photo fide;