Cyrtochilum xanthodon (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl. 1917 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin

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Common Name The Yellow Toothed Cyrtochilum

Flower Size 1" [2.5]

Found in Colombia to southern Ecuador and northern Peru at elevations of 1500-2500 as a large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with conical, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several pairs of densely imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying an apical, oblanceolate, acute, conduplicate below into an elongate, petiole-like base leaves. The axillary inflorescence occuring in the summer is up to 80 to 106" [200 to 270 cm] long, paniculate, 3 to 5 flowers on each, widely spaced, fractiflex branch, many [200] flowered inflorescence and can also have lower secondary branches

Synonyms Cyrtochilum cinereobrunneum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001; Cyrtochilum phylloglossum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1917; Cyrtochilum plagianthum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1917; Cyrtochilum plurituberculatum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001; Oncidium phylloglossum Rchb.f. 1881; Oncidium plagianthum Rchb.f. 1873; Oncidium xanthodon Rchb. f. 1868

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Oncidium xanthodon; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as C plagianthum drawing not; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as C phylloglossum drawing ok; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961 as Oncidium xanthodon; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 2 2001; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 622 Bennett & Christenson 2001 as C cinnerobrunneum drwaqing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 624 Bennett & Christenson 2001 as C plurituberculatum drawing fide; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 as Oncidium xanthodon photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006 as C Cyrtochilum cinereobrunneum; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006 as C plurituberculatum; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010 drawing fide

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