Cyclopogon subalpestris Schltr. 1925 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Deep Shade cold Winter

Common Name The Almost Alpine Cyclopogon

Flower Size 1/4" [6mm]

Found in southern Brazil and Corrientes state of Argentina as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with several, ellipitc, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, 10" [25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute bracts and longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Beadlea subalpestris (Schltr.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 35: 30 1925; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Hapalorchis rhombiglossa drawing fide;