Cyrtochilum baldeviamae (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1917 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin

Photo by Guido Deburghgraeve and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name Baldeviama's Cyrtochilum

Flower Size 2.8 to 3.2" [7 to 8 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca department of Colombia at elevations around 2200 meters as a large sized, cold growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter on an axillary, paniculate, widely spaced, each branch to 6" [15 cm] long, 3 to 4 flowered branches, many flowered, very long inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms *Oncidium baldeviamae Rchb.f. 1873

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance 2006 as C baldwiamae; Orquideologia Vol 25 #2 2008; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide

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