Cyrtochilum falcipetalum

Cyrtochilum falcipetalum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Cyrtochilum
Species: Cyr. falcipetalum
Binomial name
Cyrtochilum falcipetalum
(Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1917

Cyrtochilum falcipetalum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cyrtochilum.


Plants blooms in the spring with up to eight 7.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the montane forest in Venezuela and Colombia at elevations up to 2700 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 Sickle-Petal Cyrtochilum


  1. Cyrtochilum davisii (Rchb.f.) Dalström 2001
  2. Cyrtochilum pavonii (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl. ex Kraenzl. 1922
  3. Oncidium davisii Rchb. f. 1876
  4. *Oncidium falcipetalum Lindl. 1846
  5. Oncidium falcipetalum var. pavonii Rchb. f. ex Lindl. 1855

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