Dichaea campanulata C.Schweinf. 1947 SECTION Dichaeopsis


Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Cool Spring

Common Name The Campanulate Dichaea

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations around 200 to 1100 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, decumbent to pendent stems and carrying articulate to the sheath, green, linear-oblong, acute, apiculate leaves that blooms in the late spring through fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961 drawing Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 524 Dodson & Vasquez 1982 drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 435 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 045 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1993 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 628 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #2 2009 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #2 2011 photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae 1 Jimenez y fil 2014 photo not = D anchorilabia; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide