Cyrtidiorchis frontinoensis (Garay) Rauschert 1982

Lip Detail

Plant and Flower Photo by Danny Lentz ,

Side View Of Flower Photo by Jay Pfahl , Plant grown by Arturo Carrillo

Common Name The Frontino Cyrtidiorchis [A town in Antioquia state Colombia]

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia and Santander states of Colombia at elevations of 1200 to 2400 meters as a cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid-conic, pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, distichous, linear-elliptic, acute to obtuse leaves and elongate, monopodial, cane-like, branching, erect to climbing leafy stems that blooms on axillary, peduncle successively single flowered, sveral arise from the ssame axillary point, and carrying resupinate flowers

Synonyms *Cyrtidium frontinoense Garay 1969

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 29 Schlechter/Brieger 1994; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Epidendroideae Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmusen 2009

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