Chondrorhyncha panguensis Dodson ex P.A.Harding 2008

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo by Alex Portilla/TYPE drawing By Patricia A Harding and The Epidendra WebPage

Common Name The Pangui Chondrorhyncha [A town near where the orchid was found]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Morona-Santiago department of Ecuador in wet montane forests at elevations around 1500 to 1850 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a loose fan of several, strap-shaped, widest in the middle, conduplicate leaves that blooms on an axillary, 3.2 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long, 1 to 2, ovoid bracted, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , *Orquideologia Vol 25 #2 2008 photo/drawing fide; lcones Plantarum Tropicarum, ser. 2, Plate 413 Dodson 1989 as C andreetae drawing fide;