Cyrtorchis submontana Stévart, Droissart & Azandi 2016 SECTION Homocolleticon Summerh. Photo by Vincent Droissart

Part Shade Warm CoolLATE Spring

Common Name The Submontane Cyrtorchis

Flower Size

Found in Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and the Gulf of Guinea Islands in submontane evergreen moist forests at elevations of 550 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring

Similar to C brownii and C guillaumettii but C submontanum has thiner leaves, fewer flowers and a less curved and shorter inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 267: 183 Droissart & Azandi 2016 photo/drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 87 #1 2018 photo fide;