Cyrtochilum meirax

Cyrtochilum meirax

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Cyrtochilum
Species: Cyr. meirax
Binomial name
Cyrtochilum meirax
(Rchb. f.) Dalström 2000

Cyrtochilum meirax is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cyrtochilum.


Plants bloom in the spring with many 1.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 600 to 2000 meters


Grow in cool to warm 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 Enchanting Cyrtochilum


  1. Oncidium alata Cogn. 1910; Oncidium meirax Rchb. f. 1854
  2. Trigonochilum alatum ( Cogn. ) Königer & H.Schildhauer 1994
  3. Trigonochilum meirax (Rchb. f.) Königer & Schildhauer 1994

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