Odontoglossum harryanum Rchb. f. 1886 SECTION Canaliculatum SERIES Harryanum Dalstrom 2020

Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler.

Comparison of flowers within the O Harryanum complex

Photo by Guido Deburgraeve

to LATE to EARLY

Common Name Harry's Odontoglossum [Refers to Harry Veitch, English Orchid Gardener 1800's]

Flower Size 5" [12.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia and Morona-Santiago and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces of Ecuador at the edges of rather open cloud forests at elevations of 1700 to 2500 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing plant with an ovoid-elliptic, sulcate, laterally compressed pseudobulb subtended by 6 to 7, distichous, uppermost foliaceous sheaths and carrying 2 apical, oblong-elliptic to narrowly oblong, acuminate, conduplicate, subpetiolate leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on a basal, sub-erect, arching to subpendent, to 4' [120 cm] tall, racemose, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence with appressed, scale-like much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying large, fragrant, waxy, long-lasting, subcampanulate flowers.

Synonyms Oncidium harryanum [Rchb.f] Chase & NH Wms 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo fide; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 6 1973 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 12 3/4 1977/8; Orchid Digest Vol 42 No 6 1978 photo ok; Orquideologia Vol 14 No 1 1979 photo fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum plate 469 Dodson 1982 drawing hmm; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 5/461 1992 photo fidee; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 61 #1 1997 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 10 1998 photo; Orchid Digest Vol 64 #1 2000 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing/photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 24 #2 2006 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium harryanum; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #6 2009 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 28 #2 2011 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 29 #1 2012 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #1 2014 photo fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(2) 2014 photo fide; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 drawing/phto fide

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