Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cyrtorchis
Family: Orchidaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
arcuata
Sub Species
arcuata
NOTES

A common epiphytic orchid with stems to 40 cm and strap-shaped, channelled leaves.


AUTHORITY
(Lindl.) Schltr.
Sub Author
Conservation
Protected
Habit
Epiphyte
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers fade from white to a creamy yellow
Colour: Cream
Notes: Very fragrant flowers with recurved tepals are borne in dense axillary racemes
Colour: White
Common Name
Bird orchid
Large cream tree orchid
Tree orchid
Habitat
NOTES: Very common on trees in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Emetics
The whole pant is traditionally used as an emetic to treat sexual problems
Magical uses
Used as love charm emetics
Sexual treatments
Unspecified use
Months
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Angraecum arcuatum
Listrostachys arcuata



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