Cycnoches carrii Christenson 1999 SECTION Heteranthae

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Photos by Stephen Helbling

FragrancePart sun

Common Name Carr's Cycnoches [American Catasetinae Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size

Found in Peru without locality as a small sized epiphyte with spindle shaped pseudobulbs carrying plicate, lanceolate-elliptic leaves that blooms on axillary, pendent, green to green suffused with reddish purple, to 14.2" [36 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, clear pale green floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 420 Dodson 1982 drawing fide; *Orchid Digest Vol 63 #3 Christenson 1999 photo fide; Orchid Digerst Vol 64 #1 2000 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orquideologia Vol 22 #2 2002 drawing/photo fide;