Cyrtopodium lissochiloides Hoehne & Schltr. 1921 Photo by Emanoel Gomes and The Wikipedia Website

Common Name The Lissochilus-Like Cyrtopodium [refers to this flowers similarity to Vandopsis lissochiloides]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Goias and Sao Paulo states of Brazil as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, cylindric-fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 5, plicate, 5 nerved, linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, racemose, to 8" [20 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence enveloped by adpressed sheaths below and erect-patent, elliptic, acuminate, shorter than the pedicel and ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol VII VI 97 - 114 Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991