Cyrtochilum sp Valle de Cocora, Quindio' Colombia elevation 2500 to 2800 meters SECTION Cimicifera Lindley

Side View of Flower

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by Jay Pfahl

Common Name

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Quindio' Colombia on road banks and large rocks at elevations of 2500 to 2800 meters as a large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte and blooms in the spring on an erect, axillary, paniculate, many flowered inflorescence

Most likely this species is C murinum which is very variable in flower form


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;