Cyrtochilum trigibbum (Königer) J.M.H.Shaw 2014 TYPE Drawing by Königer

Part shade

Common Name The Three Humped Cyrtochilum [refers to the callus on the lip]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia without locality as a medium to large sized epiphtye with a short rhizome giving rise to narrowly ovate, slightly laterally compressed pseudobulbs envelope dbasally by 2 to 3 pairs of distichous, foliaceous sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, apical, erect, oblong-lanceolatre, conduplicate below into the petioalte base leaves that blooms on an axillary, erect and arcuate to spreading and nodding, [100 to160 cm long, peduncel much shorter than the rachis, rachis 2 to 10 branched, the branches spreading to ascending, each 4 to 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, often branching again, each 2 to 10 flowering, many flowered inflorescence with rounded-convolute floral bracts and carrying sequentially, opening from the base up, only a few open at a time flowers.

Synonyms *Trigonochilum trigibbum Königer 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Arcula 19: 433. Koniger 2010 Drawing fide