Cyrtochilum edwardii

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Cyrtochilum edwardii (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl.

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

  10

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: orchid-shaped
Fruit: not specified

82C / 7b4c9a 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Orchidales
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Cyrtochilum edwardii is a perennial.

Contents

Naming

Cyrtochilum edwardii was already described and the name validly published by Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. It was Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kraenzlin, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1917.

Taxonomy

Cyrtochilum edwardii is a species in the genus Cyrtochilum which contains approximately 131 to 134 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Cyrtochilum undulatum.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 30 to 90 centimetres.

Leaves

Cyrtochilum edwardii has simple leaves. The leaves are linear and entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Cyrtochilum edwardii produces racemes of purple orchid-shaped flowers from February to March.


Root System

Distribution

Cyrtochilum edwardii is native to Ecuador. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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