Cyrtochilum densiflorum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1917 SECTION Myanthium Lindley Photo by © Guido Deburghgraeve and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Densely Flowered Cyrtochilum

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador in paramo at elevations around 2600 to 3500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with oval to rounded, compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2 apical, lanceolate, very narrow, conduplicate below into the petiole-like base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an axillary, erect, 4' [120 cm] long overall, peduncle 28 to 32" [70 to 80 cm] long, paniculate, rachis 12 to 14" [30 to 35 cm] long, severalflowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and carrying fleshy flowers.

Synonyms Cyrtochilum macrum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1917; Cyrtochilum posadarum (Königer) Senghas 2003; Cyrtochilum ramulosum Kraenzl. 1922; Cyrtochilum robustum (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Kraenzl. 1917; Odontoglossum densiflorum Lindl. 1846; Odontoglossum macrum Lindl. 1852; Odontoglossum posadarum Königer 1996; Odontoglossum ramulosum Lindl. 1852; Odontoglossum robustum Rchb.f. & Warsz. 1854; Oncidium densiflorum (Lindl.) Beer 1854; Oncidium macrum (Lindl.) Beer 1854; Oncidium ramulosum ( Lindl. ) Beer 1854; Trigonochilum densiflorum (Lindl.) Senghas 1997; Trigonochilum robustum (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Senghas 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854 as Odontoglossum robustum; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854 as Odontoglossum ramulosum; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as Odontoglossum ramulosum; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing fide; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Cyrtochilum macrum drawing ok; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as C ramulosum; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as C robustum; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 5 1970 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Trigonochilum densiflorum photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Trigonochilum robustum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Odontoglossum ramulosum photo fide; Colombian Native Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 as Odontoglossum ramulosum photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing fide; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 2 2001; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 as Odontoglossum posadarum; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007; Orchids of the Department of Valle de Cauca Colombia Vol 4 Kolanowska and Szlachetko 2016 as Odontoglossum ramulosum drawing good;

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