Cycnoches rossianum Rolfe 1891 SECTION Heteranthae TYPE Colection sheet by Rolfe and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Ross' Cycnoches

Flower Size 2 [5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica with subfusiform pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on a male, pendent, elongate, slender, 30" [75 cm] long, to 13 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts carrying membraneous, yellowish green, heavily blotched with purple-brown flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 9: 456 Rolfe 1891; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942 as C rossianum;