Cyrtochilum confertum

Cyrtochilum confertum

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

Cyrtochilum confertum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cyrtochilum.


Plants blooms in the spring.


Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 2300 to 2700 meters


Grow in cool 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 Tight Cyrtochilum


  1. Cyrtochilum polystachyoides (F. Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Kraenzl. 1917
  2. Dasyglossum confertum (Rchb. f.) Königer & Schildhauer 1994
  3. *Odontoglossum confertum Rchb. f. 1879
  4. Oncidium polystachyoides F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899
  5. Trigonochilum confertum (Rchb.f.) Senghas 2003

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