Cyrtochilum quinqueseriale (Königer) J.M.H.Shaw 2014 Drawing by © Dodson

Common Name The 5 Rowed Callus Cyrtochilum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador without locality as a medium sized, epiphyte with an ascending bracteate rhizome giving rise to narrowly ovate, laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 3 to 4, large, articulate foliaceous sheaths and carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, conduplicate towards the base leaves that blooms on an axillary, nodding, 4'8" to 6' [140 to 180 cm] long, paniculate, peduncle much shorter than the rachis, rachis with about 15 spreading to ascending branches, each 2 to 8 flowered, many flowered inflorescence carrying smaller flowers.

This species is most likely a synonym of C articulatum which also is a synonym of C tanii with C articulatum taking precendence. Pers Comm Stig Dalström

Synonyms *Trigonochilum quinqueseriale Königer 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Arcula 20: 450. Koniger 2010 as Trigonochilum quinqueseriale drawing fide

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