!Duckeella adolphii Porto & Brade 1938 publ. 1940 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shadeHot

Common Name Adolph's Duckeela [German Orchid Collector in Brazil early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela and Amazonas Brazil at lower elevations as a small to medium sized, hot growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem with a few, acuimnate, loose, sheaths and carrying a basal, linear leaf that blooms on an erect, terminal, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising from imbricating, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing good; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Colombian Native Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2003 drawing fide;