Cyrtochilum halteratum

Cyrtochilum halteratum

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

Cyrtochilum halteratum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cyrtochilum.


Plants blooms from winter to spring with many 9 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Colombia, Venezuela and Peru


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 Outstanding Cyrtochilum


  1. Oncidium halteratum Lindl. 1846
  2. Oncidium inferlobum hort. 1872
  3. *Oncidium superbiens Rchb. f. 1849
  4. Oncidium undulatum Warner & B.S. Williams 1889
  5. Cyrtochilum superbiens (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl 1917

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