Cleistes cipoana Hoehne 1939 C paranaensis group TYPE Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Cipo Cleistes

Flower Size

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil at elevations of 800 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying some small scale-like bracts that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, sessile, 4 to 6, successively single flowered inflorescence arising from each of the floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol VII 1 1-12 Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide