Cycnoches barthiorum G.F.Carr & Christenson 1999 Male Flower SECTION Heteranthae

Photo by Eric Hunt

Male Flower Closeup

Photo by Jay Pfahl

Female Flower

Photo by Lester W. Poole

Hermaphroditic Flower

Photo by Juan Carlos Uribe and Andrea Niessen

FragrancePart sunWarmTo HotLATEWinter

Common Name Barths' Cycnoches [Colombian Orchid Growers early 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

This medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte occurs in southern Colombia near sealevel and has spindle shaped pseudobulbs carrying 7, elliptic-lanceolate, plicate, acuminate leaves that are deciduous and blooms in the late winter on a pendant, 6.6" [17cm] long, densly few to several flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 68 No 6 1999 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 64 #1 2000 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 No 11 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 22 #2 2002 photo fide; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 72 #1 2008 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 5 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #3 2012 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #4 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #9 2017 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide