Cirrhaea loddigesii Lindley 1832

Photo by Paulo Noronha and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Lindley The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCool Summer

Common Name Loddiges' Cirrhaea [English Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in southern and southeastern Brazil with ovate, longitudinally ridged pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, plicate, 7 nerved leaf that blooms in the summer on a pendant, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cirrhaea obtusata Lindl. 1837; Cirrhaea pallida Lindl. 1837; Cirrhaea viridipurpurea Lodd.1833

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR as C loddigesii; *Edwards's Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1538. 1833 as C loddigesii; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as C loddigesii drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 as C loddigesii drawing hmm/photo good; Orquideas Livro Documantal Machado 2008 as C loddigesii photo good; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Epidendroideae part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2009 as C loddigesii photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 82 #3 2013 photo fide; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brazil Vol 4 Chiron & Bolsanello 2014 drawing/photo not = C seidelii; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #3 2016 drawing fide;