Rodriguezia caloplectron Rchb.f. 1883

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelova zemedelská a lesnická univerzita v Brne, Brno, Czech

Common Name The Beautiful Spur Rodriguezia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]?

Found from Colombia, Ecuador and Peru as a small sized, epiphyte with cylindrical, ridged, pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by a few scarious bracts and carrying a single, apical, elliptic, acute, shortly conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms on a basal through the dry sheaths, shorter than the leaf, few [4 to 5] flowered inflorescence with close, triangular, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Burlingtonia caloplectron (Rchb.f.) B.S.Williams 1887

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Fieldiana Biology, Vol 33, 1st Supple. to the Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1970; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006