Cyrtochilum ramiro-medinae P.Ortiz 2012

Flower details Photos by © Ramiro Medina

Common Name Ramiro Medina's Cyrtochilum [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and Collector of species current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Putomayo Colombia at elevations around 2400 meters as a medium to large sized cold growing epiphyte with an ascending rhizome with 4.8" [12 cm] between each, oblong-ovate, apically narrowing pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 6, foliaceous sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, apical, conduplicate, oblong, narrowing basally, apically acute leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on 2, axillary, 11' [3.3 meter] long, branched, lateral branches fractiflex, many flowered inflorescence carrying medium sized flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideólogo Supl. 1: 15 P.Ortiz 2012 photo fide