Collection Details

Species: Cyrtochilum cimiciferum (Rchb.f.) Warsc.

Orchidaceae Cyrtochilum cimiciferum (Rchb.f.) Warsc.
J. P. Janovec , A. K. Neill, M. A. Chocce, M. C. Douglas, L. Ccoyo Cordova, 2798

Collection Date: 29 February 2004
Determined By: E. A. Christenson
Determination Date: 1 July 2005
Institution: Sarasota, FL


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Cusco

Subregion: Paucartambo Province

Closest Town: Paucartambo

Locality Description: Collections along rocky beach of Rio Tunel (Tocohuayco; Toco = hole or tunnel, Huayco = quebrada) below Esperanza and up opposite to road. Wayqecha Cloud Forest Research Station, Kosñipata Valley, between Paucartambo and Pilcopata.

Locality Site Specific: Wayqecha Cloud Forest.

DD Latitude: -13.19

DD Longitude: -71.5888

Elevation: 2100-2700 m


Habitat Description: Moist forest near river climbing to dry hillside toward road. Cloud forest vegetation mixed with grassland.

Habitat: Aerial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte growing in rotten wood next to stream. Infloresence 1.7 meters. Sepals and petals yellow with green base, brownish-purple nerves. Lip triangular, undulate margin, brownish yellow. Callus yellow, brilliant. Column yellow-brown, with yellow apex.

Habit: Herb , Epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Wayqecha Cloud Forest

Project: Wayqecha Botany