From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cyrtorchis arcuata Orchi 001.jpg
Cyrtorchis arcuata (type species)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Cyrtorchis

Homocolleticon (Summerh.) Szlach. & Olszewski

Photo of Cyrtorchis praetermissa summerh growing on a rock at the foot of the Mulanje Massif in Malawi

Cyrtorchis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains 18 currently accepted species (June 2014), all native to Africa.[1]

  1. Cyrtorchis acuminata (Rolfe) Schltr.
  2. Cyrtorchis arcuata (Lindl.) Schltr.
  3. Cyrtorchis aschersonii (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
  4. Cyrtorchis brownii (Rolfe) Schltr.
  5. Cyrtorchis chailluana (Hook.f.) Schltr.
  6. Cyrtorchis crassifolia Schltr. in R.E.Fries
  7. Cyrtorchis erythraeae (Rolfe) Schltr.
  8. Cyrtorchis glaucifolia Summerh.
  9. Cyrtorchis guillaumetii (Pérez-Vera) R.Rice
  10. Cyrtorchis hamata (Rolfe) Schltr.
  11. Cyrtorchis henriquesiana (Ridl.) Schltr.
  12. Cyrtorchis injoloensis (De Wild.) Schltr.
  13. Cyrtorchis letouzeyi Szlach. & Olszewski
  14. Cyrtorchis monteiroae (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
  15. Cyrtorchis neglecta Summerh.
  16. Cyrtorchis praetermissa Summerh.
  17. Cyrtorchis ringens (Rchb.f.) Summerh
  18. Cyrtorchis seretii (De Wild.) Schltr.

See also[edit]


  • Schlechter, F.R.R. (1914) Die Orchideen 595.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (Eds) (2014) Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part 3); page 379 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-964651-7
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

External links[edit]