Cyrtochilum tenense (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Kraenzl. 1917 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos by K. Senghas and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Common Name The Tena Cyrtochilum [A town In Cundinamarca Colombia]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca department of Colombia as a cool growing orchid and blooms on a very long, twining, paniculate, each branch 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, each 2 to 3 flowered, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Oncidium tenense Rchb.f. & Warsz. 1854

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Tribus Oncidinae-Odontoglosseae Pars II Kranzlin 1922 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; Orquideologia VOl 25 #2 2008; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing fide