Cycnoches herrenhusanum Jenny & G.A. Romero 1991 SECTION Heteranthae

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum Pages Copyright

Another Plant Photos courtesy of Laura Piper

Female Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Common Name Herrenhus' Cycnoches [The Herrenhus {Hanover Germany} Botanical Garden Cycnoches]

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found on the Pacific coast of southern Colombia and northern Ecuador at elevations of 50 to 210 [800] meters and is a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with spindle-shaped, narrow, close set pseudobulbs carrying 6 to 7, evenly distributed along the stem, plicate, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the leaf bearing sheath and blooms in the winter on a pendulous, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with closely spaced, non-resupinate flowers .

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 8 1997 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 68 No 6 1999 photo; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 2 2006 photo; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide;