Cyrtopodium gonzalezii L.C.Menezes 1995 Photo by Emanoel Gomes


Common Name Gonzalez's Cyrtopodium [Brazilian cleric and orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in Goias and Minas Gerais states of Brazil in dry fields that have annual brush fires with small, conical-elongate pseudobulbs completely buried in the substrate that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a simple, unbranched, 8 to 14 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longer than the pedicel floral bracts

Synonyms Cyrtopodium brunneum J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 11 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide