Odontoglossum gramazuense D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001 TYPE Drawing by © Pastorelli, Bennett & Christenson

Part Shade Cold Summer

Common Name The Gramazu River Odontoglossum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Pasco department of Peru in wetlower levels of cloud forests at elevations around 2200 meters as a small sized, cold growing ascending epiphyte with an ascending rhizome with ovoid-pyriform, complanate towards the apex pseudobulb subtended by a pair of basal, scariousm articulated, foliaceous sheaths and carrying a single, linear-lanceoalte, lang-acuminate to a long subulate tip, pale green, thin, carinate midvein, long attenuate to the conduplicate petioalte base leaf that blooms in the summer on an axillary, erect, half as long as the leaf, peduncle slender, 1.6" [4 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with minute, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying flowers with the tepals pale yellow with green flecks and the undersurface green, the lip greenish yellow, the callus rib borders suffused with pale brown, the column whiote tinged green and a yellow anther.

Synonyms Dasyglossum gramazuense (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) Königer 2010; Oncidium gramazuense (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; Trigonochilum gramazuense (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) Senghas 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 728 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 # 12 2008 as Oncidium x godseffianum