Cyrtorchis arcuata


Described: (J. Lindley) Schlechter, 1914
Origin: Tropical and subtropical Africa.
Temperature: 15°-22°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist frequently. Avoid wet leaves in dark winter days.
Humidity: 70-90%
Placement: Bright light position + good ventilation
Presentation: 1 to 2 years from a flowering size plant. Potted in a 9 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: Monopodial epiphyte with leathery leaves and short inflorescences that carry 2,5 to 3,2 cm star shaped flowers.
Flowering season: July to September.
Flowering time: 2 to 3 weeks.
Fragrance: Sweet scented in the night.