Odontoglossum povedanum P. Ortiz 1997 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Part shade Cool Cold LATERSpring

Common Name or Meaning Poveda's Odontoglossum [Colombian Orchid Grower Current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Santander Colombia at elevation of 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with pyriform pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later spring on a basal, erect, to 32" [80 cm] long, shortly branching, each branch 4 to 5 flowered, many flowered inflorecence

Synonyms Oncidium povedanum [Ortiz] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol. 20 No 2 Padre Pedro Ortiz 1997 drawing/photo fide; Colombian Native Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 2 2004 photo; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium povedanum