Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum Dalstrom & Merino 2010

Another Angle

Antother flower angle

Column and Lip

Another angle Column and Lip

Photos by Guido Deburghgraeve

Comparison of flowers within the O Harryanum complex Photo by Guido Deburgraeve

Part shade Cool Cold LATER Winter

Common Name or Meaning Deburghgraeve's Odontoglossum [Belgian Orchid Enthusiast and Odotoglossum complex aficionado current]

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1700 to 2200 meters as a small to medium szied, cool to cold growing epiphyte with caespitose, ovoid to pyriform, more or less compressed, becoming wrinkled with age, ancipitous pseudobulbs subtended basally by 4 to 5 distichous sheaths, the uppermost foliaceous sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, apical, conduplicate, subpetiolate, narrowly elliptic, or ovate to obovate, acute to obtuse leaves that blooms in the later winter on a erect to arching, almost straight, 3 to 7 flowered, to ca 14" [35 cm] long racemose inflorescence with appressed, scale-like, acute bracts

Closely related to O harryanum, O wyattianum and O helgae but differ in the structure of the apex of the column and the base of lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana Dalstrom & Merino 9(3): 505508. 2010; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #11 2011 drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(2) 2014 photo fide;