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Orchid Species: Cyrtopodium speciosissimum

Kew currently accepted name is Cyrtopodium punctatum

Cyrtopodium speciosissimum is an orchid species identified by Planch. in 1877. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cyrtopodium punctatum.
Genus
Cyrtopodium (Cyrt.)
Grex
speciosissimum
Parents
Species
Author
Planch.
Year
1877
ORIGIN: A large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or terrestrial native of Florida, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina in arid areas at elevations of 20 to 1400 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or terrestrial native of Florida, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina in arid areas at elevations of 20 to 1400 meters with clustered, erect, fusiform elongate, many noded pseudobulbs enveloped by grey white sheaths when young and carrying linear to elliptic-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, distichous, spreading or recurved, elongate at the subpetiolate base, plicate leaves that blooms in late spring on a basal, branching, heavily bracteate, up to 5' [to 150 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence arising with a new growth, commonly called the cigar orchid because of it's pseudobulb's shape, it has deciduous leaves that it loses in the fall, and thus should have less water in the winter, than when it is growing. The inflorecense appears just after the new lead for a pseudobulb begins to appear.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 inches [3.75 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cymbidium Cym trinerve 1818 G.Mey.
Add+ Cyrtopodium Cyrt punctatum 1833 (L.) Lindl.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi mayzifolium 1853 Lindl.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi punctatum 1759 L.
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