Chysis chironii Archila 2010

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo/Drawing by Archila/Chiron and The Epidendra Website

Part shade Cool LATERFall

Common Name Chiron's Chysis [French Botanist current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 1500 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendent pseudobulbs carrying 3, at the apex, elliptic, long-acuminate leaves that blooms in the later fall on a shorter inflorescence carrying a few flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Richardiana 10(4): 183-184 Chiron 2010 drawing

Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018