Odontoglossum povedanum P. Ortiz 1997

Photo by Eric Hunt, plant grown by the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz

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 department of 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 3 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 good; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium povedanum; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #12 2012 as Oncidium povedanum photo fide;