Dichaea suarezii Dodson 1989 SECTION Dichaeopsis

Plant and Flower Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade Hot Warm Winter Summer fall

Common Name Suarez's Dichaea [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found eastern Ecuador at elevations of 450 to 1000 meters as a small to just medium sized sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with arcuate-pendent, elongate, basally branching stems enveloped by distichous, imbricate, deciduous, oblong-elliptic, acute, arcuate leaves that blooms in the summer through winter on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 441 Dodson 1989 drawing good; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010

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