Dimerandra rimbachii (Schltr.) Schltr. 1922

Photo by Leslie A Garay

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Ecuador

Photos by Catherine Woodward, Ph.D

Part shade HotFallWinter

Common Name Rimbach's Dimerandra

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 50 to 400 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, leafy stems carrying linear-oblong to linear-ovate, subcoriaceous, flat, articulate to the leaf sheaths, sessile leaves that blooms in the fall through winter on a terminal, erect, very short, successively few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dimerandra tenuicaulis (Rchb.f.) Siegerist 1986; Epidendrum rimbachii Schltr. 1921; Epidendrum stenopetalum var. tenuicaule Rchb.f. 1878

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 56 No 4 1987 as D tenuicaulis drawing/photo fide; Orchids from The Coast Of Ecuador Arosemana, Jurado, Estrada and Konanz 1988 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson 1993 photo ok; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol V Withner 1998; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 ; Flora of Ecuador No 87 225[3] Orchidaceae Dodson & Luer 2010 drawing ok; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing fide;