Otoglossum weberbauerianum (Kraenzl.) Garay & Dunst. 1976 Photo courtesy of Erica Moron de Abad and Her Biorquidtropic Peru Lab Web Page

Common Name Weberbauer's Otoglossum [German Botanist in Peru early 1900's]

Flower Size 2 1/2" [6.75 cm]

Found in northern Peru at elevations of 2000 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a stout rhizome with 8" [20 cm] between each, linear to cylindrical, laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by many imbricate, scarious, leafless below and leaf-bearing above sheaths and carrying, a single, apical, oblong to oblanceolate-oblong, obtuse, conduplicate below to form an elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a racemose, few flowered inflorescence enveloped below by widely separated, small sheaths

Synonyms Cyrtochilum weberbauerianum (Kraenzl.) Kraenzl. 1917; Odontoglossum weberbauerianum (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1924; *Oncidium weberbauerianum Kraenzl. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Das Pflanzenreich Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1917 as C weberbauerianum drawing fide; Beitrage Zur Orchideenkunde Von Colombia 27:109 Schlechter 1924 as Odontoglossum weberbauerianum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 545 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture; Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1960; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 10 2008 as Cyrtochilum weberbauerianum

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