Cyclopogon miradorensis Schltr. 1925 Drawing by Fritz Hamer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Mirador Cyclopogon

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua, Panama, Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and thew Windward Islands in montane cloud forests at elevations around 350 to 1500 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of 3 to 4, ovate-ellipitc, somewhat wavy marginally, attenuate into the canaliculate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, glabrous below, somewhat pubescent above, 15" [37.5 cm] long overall, rachis 2" [5 cm] long, to 20 flowered inflorescence enveloped by 5 to 6, elongate sheaths and has acuminate floral bracts

Synonyms Beadlea miradorensis (Schltr.) Garay & Dunst. 1979

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Ilusstrated Field Guide to the Orchids of Venezuela Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as Beadlea miradorensis drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 612 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 as Beadlea miradorensis drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; An Orchid Flora of Peurto Rico and the Virgin ISlands Ackerman 1995 drawing ok; Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014 drawing fide;