A new and extraordinary <i>cyrtochilum</i> (orchidaceae: oncidiinae) from Colombia


  • Giovanny Giraldo Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison WI 53706-1381, U.S.A.
  • Stig Dalström 2304 Ringling Boulevard, unit 119, Sarasota FL 34237, U.S.A. Lankester Botanical Garden, University of Costa Rica, Cartago, Costa Rica and National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, Bhutan




cyrtochilum, colombia, oncidiinae, new species, taxonomy


A new species of Cyrtochilum from Antioquia, Colombia, is described and illustrated, and compared with the similar Ecuadorian C. cryptocopis and C. trifurcatum, but differs in having a different ventral structure and much narrower wings of the column, and also by the much broader frontlobe of the lip.


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Giraldo, G., & Dalström, S. (2013). A new and extraordinary &lt;i&gt;cyrtochilum&lt;/i&gt; (orchidaceae: oncidiinae) from Colombia. Lankesteriana: International Journal on Orchidology, 12(3). https://doi.org/10.15517/lank.v0i0.11685

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