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Orchid Species: Barkeria cyclotella

Kew currently accepted name is Barkeria scandens
Barkeria cyclotella is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Barkeria scandens.
Genus
Barkeria (Bark.)
Grex
cyclotella
Parents
Species
Author
Year
1880
ORIGIN: Found in Michoacan, Guerrerro, and Oaxaca states of Mexico in subtropical scrub, dry oak forests and moist scrub as a small to large sized, cool growing twig epiphyte or lithophyte at elevations of 1000 to 1900 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Michoacan, Guerrerro, and Oaxaca states of Mexico in subtropical scrub, dry oak forests and moist scrub as a small to large sized, cool growing twig epiphyte or lithophyte at elevations of 1000 to 1900 meters with sympodially ascending, cylindrical stems enveloped by close fitting sheaths and carrying 3 to 8, distichous, deciduous, fleshy, ovate-elliptic to lanceolate, acute to subacute, obtuse-subcordate below, green suffused with purple, carinate beneath leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, racemose, very thin, subterete, 4 to 22 [10 to 55 cm] long, densly 2 to 18 flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 to 2 inches [3 to 5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Barkeria Bark scandens 1977 (Lex.) Dressler & Halbinger
Add+ Pachyphyllum Pach scandens 1825 Lex. in P.de La Llave & J.M.de Lexarza
Add+ Epidendrum Epi cyclotellum 1880
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