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

Full ShadeWarmCool

Common Name The Green Calli Helcia

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations of 600 to 1800 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 as Neoescobaria calichroma photo fide; *Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 32 1977 - 2056 Brieger 1996 as Neoescobaria callichroma photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006;