Cischweinfia rostrata Dressler & N.H. Williams 1970 Photo by Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photos by David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum Pages Copyright

Common Name The Beaked Cischweinfia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia to Ecuador at elevations of 250 to 900 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte on mossy trees in wet montane forests with small psuedobulbs subtended by clasping leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, strap-shaped leaf that blooms in the spring on a short to 3/4 [2 cm], few to several [4 to 7] flowered, axillary, racemose inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 11 1970 photo; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 024 Dodson 1980 drawing ok; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 photo good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 32 1996 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 2 2003 photo; Flora of Ecuador # 76 225 [2] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2005; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Epidendroideae Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2009 drawing fide;