Cycnoches guttulatum Schlechter 1922 SECTION Heteranthae Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Part shade Summer

Common Name The Small Spotted Cycnoches

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in wet tropical forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs enveloped by clasping leaf sheaths and carrying conspicuously nerved, plicate, ovate-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the summer on a pendant, 12" [30 cm] long, to 12 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb.

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ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 646 Dodson 1982 drawing ok; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1994 photo fide;

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