Cyrtochilum schildhaueri (Königer) Dalström 2001 SECTION Neodryas Photo by © Stig Dalström

Common Name Schildhauer's Cyrtochilum

Flower Size 3/4" [1.85 cm]

Found in Amazonas state Peru as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte at elevations around 2300 meters with narrowly ovate, somewhat compressed, minutely rugose, narrowed apically pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 to 3 imbricating leaf-bearing sheaths carrying a single apical, narrowly lanceolate, conduplicate, thin, leathery, tapers to acute apice leaf and tapers to a basal narrow petiolate stem and blooms on an erect, to somewhat arching, axillary, 6" [15 cm] long, peduncel to 3" [7.5 cm] long, paniculate, 2 to 3, ascending, to 4 flowered branches, several flowered inflorescence carrying small rather cup-shaped flowers

Synonyms *Neodryas schildhaueri Königer 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 as Neodryas schildhauer; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 2 2001; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance Bakers 2006; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 as C sp [Neodryas] pg 105 bottom right photo fide;