Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum Dalstrom & Merino 2010 SECTION Canaliculatum SERIES Harryanum Dalstrom 2020

Another Angle

Antother flower angle

Column and Lip

Another angle Column and Lip

Comparison of flowers within the O Harryanum complex

Photos by Guido Deburgraeve

Part shade Cool Cold LATER Winter

Common Name or Meaning Deburghgraeve's Odontoglossum [Belgian Orchid Enthusiast and Odotoglossum complex aficionado current]

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in Azuay province of Ecuador? and Junin and Cusco departments of Peru at elevations around 1700 to 2200 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with caespitose, ovoid to pyriform, more or less compressed, becoming wrinkled with age, ancipitous pseudobulbs subtended basally by 4 to 5 distichous, the uppermost foliaceous sheaths, and carrying 1 to 2, apical, narrowly elliptic, or ovate to obovate, acute to obtuse conduplicate, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the later winter on a erect to arching, almost straight, 3 to 7 flowered, to ca 14" [35 cm] long racemose inflorescence with appressed, scale-like, acute bracts and carrying more or less stellate to slightly campanulate flowers

Closely related to O harryanum, O wyattianum and O helgae but differ in the structure of the apex of the column and the base of lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana Dalstrom & Merino 9(3): 505508. 2010; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #11 2011 drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(2) 2014 photo fide; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 drawing/phto fide