Dilomilis oligophylla (Schltr.) Summerh. 1961 Photo by Mariannis Blanco Reyes and The EcuRed Website

Part shade Hot Warm Fall EARLIERSummer

Common Name The Few Leaved Dilomilis

Flower Size

Found in Cuba in rainforests and near rivers and streams at elevations around 500 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a creeping, ascending, rigid, reed-like stem carrying 1 to 5, lanceolate-elliptic, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the fall through summer on a terminal, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Octadesmia oligophylla Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; The Orchids of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2005 photos fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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