Cycnoches stenodactylon Schlechter 1922 SECTION Heteranthae TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Drawing Drawing by Hamer and Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 1212 1885

LATE EARLIER

Common Name The Thin FingeredCycnoches

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in rain forests at elevations around 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with short, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 3 fully developed and a single basal, elliptic, consicuously nerved, petiloalte base leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a pendent, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 6 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying greenish flowers with a white disc of the lip.

The Drawing is the Type record and so is absolutely correct.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 1212 Hamer 1985 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993

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