Chrysocycnis tigrinum (C. Schweinf.) J.T. Atwood 1989

Another Angle Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Tiger Striped Chrysocycnis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in cloud forests in the crowns of trees at elevations of 1900 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1.6" to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm] between each cylindric pseuobulb partially enveloped below by a sheath and carrying a single apical, coriaceous, elliptic, keeled beneath, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an arising from the rhizome, one per cataphyl, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Camaridium tigrinum [Schweinf] Blanco 2007; *Maxillaria tigrinum Scweinf. 1968

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1306 Atwood 1989 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 29 1777 - 1840 Brieger 1994 photo fide; Lankesteriana 7(3): 521. 2007 as Camaridium tigrinum