Polycycnis tortuosa Dressler 1977 SUBGENUS Angustilabia Photo by A Delfina

Common Name The Twisted Polycycnis [refers tothe floral segments]

Flower Size

Found in Panama in forested gullies at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with heavily ribbed pseudobulbs carrying 2, plicate leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendant, basal, to 12 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 12 No 2/3 1977/8 photo/drawing; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999;