Cycnoches barthiorum G.F.Carr & Christenson 1999 Male Flower SECTION Heteranthae

Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website.

Male Flower Closeup Photo by Jay Pfahl

Female Flower Photo by Lester W. Poole

FragrancePart sunWarmTo HotLATEWinter

Common Name Barths' Cycnoches [Colombian Orchid Growers early 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

This medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte occurs in southern Colombia near sealevel and has spindle shaped pseudobulbs carrying 7, elliptic-lanceolate, plicate, acuminate leaves that are deciduous and blooms in the late winter on a pendant, 6.6" [17cm] long, densly few to several flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 68 No 6 1999 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol70 No 11 2001 photo; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 5 2009 photo

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