Monographs Details: Cyrtopodium parviflorum Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Pakaraima Mts., Imbaimadai Savannas, Upper Mazaruni River, 550 m alt., occasional terrestrial, leaves 8-10 to a pseudobulb, inflorescence [scape] purplish, flowers greenish yelloAv, bronze-maculate, lower lobe of lip yellow, column purple with greenish tip, October 21, 1951, B. Maguire & D. B. Fanshawe 32166; Pakaraima Mts., Mt. Ayanganna, 1000-1200 m alt., infrequent terrestrial in savanna near Chinowieng, inflorescence [scape] bronze, flower bronze with bright yellow lip, February 7-8, 1955, B. Maguire, W. M. C. Bagshawe & C. K. Maguire 40611. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, 1200-1800 m alt., October 1884-January 1885, Im Thurn 55, Ule s.n.; Gran Sabana near Kavanayen, about 1230 m alt., (ten Houten) G. C. K. Dunsterville 560; between Santa Teresita de Kavanayen and the base of Ptari-tepui, 1220 m alt., terrestrial in savanna and shrubby growth bordering forest of Rio Karuai, flowers brownpurple and green, November 18, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 60350; Ilu-tepui, Gran Sabana, near Uarupata, 1000 m alt., infrequent terrestrial in open savanna, "Perianth red-bronze, yellow-spotted at base: lip purple-red, )ellow at base and at bend," February 10, 1952, B. Maguire 33281; same locality, 1-6 km northwest of mission at Kavanayen, 1300 m alt., occasional terrestrial in savannas, flowers mottled brown-red, lip maroon-red with yellow lobes having red margins, April 4, 1952, Maguire 33731; frontier between State of Bolivar (Venezuela) and Territory of Rio Branco (Brazil), 10 km north of Caju, 850 m alt., infrequent terrestrial in morichal, flower bronze and yellow-maculate, January I, 1955, B. & C. K. Maguire 40467. TRINIDAD (type of C. Broadwayi), SURINAM and BRAZIL. The type of C. parviflorum was from BRITISH GUIANA.

Discussion:

Cyrtopodium Broadwayi Ames, Orch. 7: 51, pl. 112. 1922.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America|