Cyrtopodium poecilum Rchb. f. & Warm. 1881 Photo by Wilma Braga

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Common Name The Colored Cyrtopodium

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Brazil and Bolivia as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial at elevations of 360 to 380 meters with small, oblong-conical, acuminate pseudobulbs either partially or completely burried in the ground carrying many lanceolate, acute, plicate, 3 nerved leaves that blooms on a very thin, erect, 16 to 31" [40 to 80 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cyrtopodium poecilum var. fulvum (L.C.Menezes) L.C.Menezes 1995; Cyrtopodium poecilum var. roseum J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2004; Cyrtopodium vernum var. fulvum L.C.Menezes 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 as C poecilum f minor drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawings good; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 no 2 1995 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 No 1 1996 photo; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 as C poecilum var fulvum photo fide