Cyrtosia integra (Rolfe ex Downie) Garay 1986

Plant and Flower in situ

Another Angle Photos by Hendrik Jacobs and Orchids Online Australia Website

Common Name The Intact Cyrtosia [refers to the complete rim of the lip]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in tropical evergreen forests at elevations around 300 to 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an erect, branched at nodes stem with glabrous to pubescent, ovate, acute, coriaceous sheaths that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal and often several, axillary racemes, furfuraceous, 8 to 26" [20 to 65 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with ovate, furfuraceous bracts

Synonyms *Galeola integra Rolfe ex Downie 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 as Galeola integra; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 as Galeola integra drawing fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide

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