Odontoglossum portmannii Bockemühl 1988 SUBGENUS Odontoglossum Photo by Jay Pfahl

Part shadeCool Cold

Common Name Portman's Odontoglossum

Flower Size 2.2" [5.5 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1800 to 2600 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with close spaced, egg-shaped, laterally compressed, ancipitous, longitudinally grooved, tapering to a pointed apex pseudobulbs enveloped partially by a pair of leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2, apical, erect, narrowly lanceolate, acute, tapering below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on an axillary, 16" [40 cm] long, erect-arching, to 15 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly matured pseudobulb.

Synonyms Odontoglossum portmannii subsp. cohrsiae Bockemühl 1988; Odontoglossum portmannii var. cohrsiae (Bockemühl) O.Gruss & M.Wolff 2007; Oncidium portmannii [Bockemuhl] Chase & NH Wms 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 No 1 1996 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium portmannii; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 as O potmanii subs cohrsiae;

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