Cyrtopodium intermedium Brade 1939 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Maria Rita Cabral Orchidstudium

Full sun Warm TO Cool LATEWinter TO EARLY SPring

Common Name The Intermediate Cyrtopodium

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a natural hybrid between C. gigas C. glutiniferum as a giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with numerous, clustered, elongate, fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by leafless and leafbearing sheaths and carrying 8 to 10, lanceolate, acute, plicate, 3 nerved leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, paniculate, to 48" [to 120 cm] long , many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 1Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good;