Anacheilium garcianum

Anacheilium garcianum - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Anacheilium garcianum grows in Venezuela in the high cloud forest. It is small, cool to warm growing and quite fragrant. The genus Anacheilium (Ahl) contains 59 species growing from Mexico through northern South America. These are the cockleshell orchids. They were separated from Encyclia for technical reasons.