Odontoglossum hennisii Rolfe 1894 Photo by Guido Deburghgraeve

Part Sun Cool

Common Name Hennis' Odontoglossum [Orchid Collector in South America 1800's]

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, oblong-ovoid, subcompressed pseudobulbs carrying oblanceolate-linear, acute leaves that blooms on an 8" [20 cm] long, loosely 6 flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Oncidium hennisii [Rolfe] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium hennisii;