Cyrtochilum monacranthum (Andreetta ex Dodson) J.M.H.Shaw 2002 SECTION Eucyrtochilum Kranzlin Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Part shadeColdSpring

Common Name The One Spot Cyrtochilum

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 2600 meters as a large sized, cold growing natural hybrid between C annulare and C macrantha that blooms in the spring on an axillary, to 6'8" [2 meters] long, loosely paniculate, climbing, each 3 to 5 flowered branch to 6" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with inflated, cymbiform floral bracts.

Synonyms *Oncidium monacranthum Andreetta ex Dodson 1996

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 as Oncidium x monacranthum drawing/photo fide; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010 drawing fide