Rodriguezia bockiae D.E. Benn. & Christenson 1995

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Common Name Bock's Rodriguezia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

A caespitose, miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic orchid from wet montane forests and old citrus groves in Peru at an altitude of 900 meters with small, laterally complanate pseudobulbs subtended by 1 to 2 foliaceous bracts and a single apical, linear-lanceolate, acute, conduplicate, subcoriaceous leaf where it blooms on a short to 2.4" [6 cm], axillary, racemose, arcuate-pendant, few [to 10] flowered inflorescence arising on a newly mature pseudobulb and held under the leaf carrying 2 rows of distichous flowers all occuring in the winter in nature.

CAUTION This determination although fitting the drawings fairly well has completely different colors so please use with caution.

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 371 Bennett & Christenson 1995 drawing hmm; Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide

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