Odontoglossum alberti P.Ortiz 2005 SECTION Canaliculatum SERIES Cirrhosum Dalstrom 2020

TYPE Drawing

TYPE photo/TYPE Drawing by © Padre Pedro Ortiz

Common Name Albert's Odontoglossum [Sr Albert Diaz Colombian orchid collector and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.8 to 2" [4.5 to 5 cm]

Found in Boyaca department of Colombia in humid, cold cloud forests at elevations of 3000 to 3200 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a ovoid, flattened pseudobulbs psrtially enveloped basally by 2 foliar sheaths and carrying 2 apical, oblong-elliptic, conduplicate, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, axillary fropm the base of the uppermost sheaths, arching, to 12" [30 cm] long, racemose, laxly few flowered inflorescence with appressed, scale-like, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying slightly campanulate flowers..

Synonyms Oncidium alberti (P.Ortiz) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 24 #1 pg 5 2005 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium alberti; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 drawing/photo fide