Dressleria kalbreyeri H.G.Hills 2000 Photo by Colomborquideas

Another Flower Photos by The Species Identification Task Force Website

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Dunsterville and Taxonomic Revision of Dressleria [Orchidaceae, Catasetinae] Harold Hills Website

Deep Shade Cool

Common Name Kalbreyer's Dressleria [German Orchid Collector of species mid 1800'd to 1900's]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Norte de Santander Colombia and northwesternmost Venezuelaat elevations around 1400 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with fusiform pseudobulbs carrying plicate, lanceolate, acute, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms on a basal, erect, to 12" [30 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 as Dresslera dilecta not Drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, an Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as Dreslera dilecta not Drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 1 COS 1990 as D eburnea Photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela, an Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Romero & Carnevalli 2000 as Dressleria dilecta not Drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Epidendroideae part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chae and Rasmusen 2009 drawing fide; Hills, H.G. 2012. Taxonomic revision of Dressleria (Orchidaceae, Catasetinae). Phytoneuron 2012-48: 128. Published 23 May 2012. ISSN 2153 733X drawing fide