Cyrtopodium macedoi J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2006

Side View of Flower

Type DrawingPhotos/drawing by Joao Batista & Luciano de B Bianchetti and A species of Cyrtopodium from the Cerrado of central Brazil Website

LATE EARLIER

Common Name Macedo's Cyrtopodium [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in grassy fields and in rocky soils on hillsides at elevations of 500 to 600 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with patially to totally buried pseudobulbs carrying 9 to 12, erect, coriaceous, linear to linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring with the leaves partially to well developed, lateral, erect, simple to branched, 9.8 to 14.8" [24 to 37 cm] long overall, peduncle 4.4 to 8.8" [11 to 22 cm] long, 2 adpressed, straw colored, sheath-like bracted, rachis 4.8 to 5.6" [12 to 14 cm] long, none to 2 branched, each 1.6 to 2.2" [4 to 5.5 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescence with well developed, broadly lanceolate, deflexed, as long to slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying slightly sweetly fragrant flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Novon Vol 16:17 J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2006 drawing/photos fide

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