Dimerandra tarapotana Dodson & D.E.Benn. 1989 Photo by M Santa Barbara and Orchids of Peru Photo Site

Common Name The Tarapota Dimerandra [A town In northern Peru]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 600 meters as a medium sized, warmgrowing epiphyte with narrowly fusiform, sulcate, geniculate stems enveloped by close tubular sheaths and carrying lanceolate, obliquely bilobed, obtuse base, successively larger above leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, abbreviated raceme of successively 1 to 3 flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 049 Dodson 1989 drawing ok;