Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum Dalstrom & Merino 2010

Another Angle

Antother flower angle

Column and Lip

Another angle Column and Lip Photos by Guido Deburghgraeve

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.