Chaubardiella dalessandroi Dodson & Dalström 1984

Another Clone with Anther Cap Photos by © Jay Pfahl

Another Clone Photo by © Dale and Deni Borders

Common Name D'Allesandro's Chaubardiella [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru, wet, montane forests at elevations of 900 to 1800 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphytic species with several axillary, lateral to pendant at ground level, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence held at the base of the imbricating, distichous, oblong-obovate, shortly acuminate leaves that are narrowing below into the subpetiolate base that blooms in the spring on a pendent single flowered inflorescence carrying a foul scented flower.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 911 Dodson 1984 drawing fide; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 drawing/photo fide Native Ecuadorian Orchids Dodson Vol 1 1993 photo ok; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Orquideas de Zamora Chinchipe Tomo 1 Epidendroideae Jimenez & Jimenez 2013 photo fide