Cyrtochilum misasianum P.Ortiz 2007 TYPE photo by Guillermo Misas/TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz/

Common Name Dr Misas' Cyrtochilum [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species current]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in the Choco Colombia at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphytic plant with as ascending, robust rhizome giving rise to distant, 6 to 7, in a fan, conduplicate, narrowly lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, peduncle to 16" [40 cm] long, many branched, each branch 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, each 2 to 5 flowered, rachis to 5' 4" [160 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 25: 15 Ortiz 2007 drawing/photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 25 #2 2008 photo fide;