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Orchid Species: Cyrtorchis arcuata

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cyrtorchis arcuata is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Schltr. in 1914.
Genus
Cyrtorchis (Cyrtcs.)
Grex
arcuata
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Schltr.
Year
1914
ORIGIN: From Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cape Province, Natal, and Transvaal South Africa found most often in woodlands but sometimes in riverine forests at or around elevations of 600 to 2500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A widespread, small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte or occasional monopodial lithophyte that has a stout, long, pendulous stem enveloped by persistent, distichous, dark brown leaf sheaths carrying many, robust aerial roots and 6 to 12, oblong, obliquely apically bilobed, fleshy coriaceous leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, bracteate, raceme up to 8 [to 20 cm] in length, with up to 10 to 14 waxy, nocturnally, sweetly fragrant flowers with prominent bracts occurring in the summer.

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+ Cyrtorchis Cyrtcs acuminata 1918 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm arcuatum 1837 Lindl. ex Hook.f.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm sedenii 1882 (Rchb.f.) G.Nicholson
Add+ Angraecum Angcm whytei 1916 (Rolfe) De Wild.
Add+ Cyrtorchis Cyrtcs bracteata 1915 Schltr.
Add+ Cyrtorchis Cyrtcs sedenii 1918 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Cyrtorchis Cyrtcs whytei 1918 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Listrostachys Lit sedenii 1878 Rchb.f.
Add+ Listrostachys Lit whytei 1897 Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Listrostachys Lit acuminata 1897 Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Listrostachys Lit arcuata 1864 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Angorchis Angorchis arcuata 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Angorchis Angorchis sedenii 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
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