Cyrtochilum ionodon

Cyrtochilum ionodon

Cyrtochilum ionodon (Rchb.f.) Dalström, Lindleyana 17: 92 (2002).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cyrtochilum falcipetalum (Lindl.) Kraenzl., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 92 (1917).

Basionym: Oncidium ionodon Rchb.f., Linnaea 41: 23 (1876).

Awarded at Medellin, Colombia in August. I will post additional information about this. See also my comment.

Here is the text of the original description of ionodon:

H. G. Reichenbach f. Linnaea 41, 23 (1877)

86. Oncidium (Cyrtochila auriculata) ionodon: sepalo summo bene auriculato unguiculato, lamina cordato ovata emarginata crispula, sepalis lateralibus unguiculatis unguibus extus auriculatis laminis oblongis obtusis, tepalis basi late unguiculatis hastato triangulis crispulis, labello unguiculato trifido laciniis lateralibus (violaceis) triangulis porrectis, lacinia media ligulata lineari acuta jugis carinatis per discum in basi ternis, antepositis ligulis quibusdam, columna apice acuta incurva, alis deorsum versis ligulatis retusis abbreviatis. Sepala brunnea flavomarginata. Tepala flava maculis brunneis; labellum brunneo flavus laciniis lateralibus violaceis.


Next are the drawing and description of ionodon from IOP, Bennett and Christenson:

And then the drawing and text for falcipetalum from Dodson and Bennett, IPT:

Cyrtochilum ionodon, award 2010XXXX, has been confirmed to be Cyrtochilum
ionodon by SITF (July 2015).


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Cyrtochilum falcipetalum (syn. ionodon) 'Vicente', AM/AOS (80 points) awarded August 3, 2010 at the Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia Show appears published in AQ Plus.

It seems that verification was obtained.
the question is whether iodon is really a synonym of it is sort of a contested award.
the question is whether iodon is really a synonym of it is sort of a contested award.


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