Odontoglossum micklowii Dalström 1993 Photo by Guido Deburghgraeve ©

Part shade Cool Cold

Common Name Micklow's Odontoglossum [Original discoverer of species]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Bolivia in cloud forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with elliptic, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 6 to 8 distichous, imbricating, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrwoly elliptic, obtuse, tapering below into the conduplicate, elongate, narrow, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an axillary, 8" [20 cm] long, few [5] flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Collare-stuartense micklowii (Dalström) Senghas & Bockemühl 1997; Oncidium micklowii [Dalstrom] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Collare Stuartense micklowii photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium micklowii

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