Cyrtochilum tucumanense (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl. 1917 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin Photo by © Guido Deburghgraeve

Another Flower Photo by © Anders Hjelmencrantz

Common Name The Tucuman Cyrtochilum [A region now in Argentina that formerly was Bolivia]

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Bolivia? and Argentina? as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with lanceolate to linear, long, acute, conduplicate below into the petiole-like base leaves that blooms in the summer on a long twining, paniculate, each branch 4 to 6 flowers and each spaced 5.5" [14 cm] apart, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cyrtochilum trilamellatum Kraenzl. 1917; *Oncidium tucumanense Rchb. f. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as C trilamellatum; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 2 2001; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006;