Cyrtochilum angustatum

Cyrtochilum angustatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Cyrtochilum
Species: Cyr. angustatum
Binomial name
Cyrtochilum angustatum
( Lindl. ) S.Dalström 2001

Cyrtochilum angustatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cyrtochilum.


Plants bloom in the late fall with five to six 8 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in humus covered rocks in southern Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 2200 to 3400 meters.


Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.


Common name: The Narrow Petaled Odontoglossum


  1. *Odontoglossum angustatum Lindl. 1837
  2. Odontoglossum claviceps Rchb. f. 1876
  3. Odontoglossum sodiroi Schltr. 1921
  4. Odontoglossum spilotanthum Lindl. & Rchb. f. 1872
  5. Odontoglossum ulopterum Linden & Rchb. f. 1872

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