Chaubardia heteroclita [Poepp. & Endl.] Dodson & Bennet 1989 Photo by © Patricia Harding

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Common Name or Meaning The Diffent Lip Chaubardia

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

A medium sized, warm growing Andean species from Ecuador and Peru that is found at altitudes of 700 to 1500 meters as an epiphyte with short, tufted, leaf stems carrying distichous, spreading, oblanceolatre, acute or shortly acuminate, plicate leaves that are articulated into the conduplicate, elongate sheaths below that blooms in the spring and summer on a basal, axillary, erect, 2 3/4" to 6" [7 to 15 cm] long, solitary flowered inflorescence that has a tubular bract below and large flowers.

Synonyms Andinorchis heteroclita (Poepp. & Endl.) Szlach., Mytnik & Górniak 2006; Chondrorhyncha rhombilabium (C. Schweinf.) Fowlie 1984; Cochleanthes heteroclita (Poepp. & Endl.) R.E. Schult. & Garay 1959; Cochleanthes rhombilabia (C. Schweinf.) Senghas 1966; Huntleya heteroclita [Poepp & Endl.]Garay 1969; *Maxillaria heteroclita Poepp. & Endl. 1836; Warczewiczella heteroclita (Poepp. & Endl.) Hoehne 1952; Zygopetalum rhombilabium Schweinf. 1944

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 12: 422. 1944 as Zygopetalum rhombilabium; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as Warczewiczella heteroclita drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 2 1966 photo as Cochleanthes rhombilabia; Orchid Digest Vol 48 No 6 1984 as Chondrorhyncha heteroclita; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 023 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 27 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 5 1997 drawing; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 2 2005 photo; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmusen 2005 drawing good/photo fide; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2014 photo fide

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