Cyrtochilum aciculatum Königer 1995 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin Photo by © Eric Hunt and his Flickr Photostream Website

Part Shade spring

Common Name The Small Needled Cyrtochilum [refers to the pointy calli of the lip]

Flower Size

Found in Peru where it blooms in the spring.

Often cited as a synonym of C gargantua but differs in the narrower back slung lip as well as the more complex single colored calli


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;