Anacheilium crassilabium

Anacheilium crassilabium - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Anacheilium crassilabium grows in the Caribbean, Central America, and northern South America. It is a medium sized epiphyte, growing cool to warm. 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.