Odontoglossum subuligerum Rchb.f. 1876 SECTION Auriculatum SERIES Subuligerum Dalstrom 2020

Photo by Guido Deburghgraeve

Part shade Cold Summer Fall

Common Name The Terete-Leafed Odontoglossum

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia in upper elevation seasonally very wet, cloud forests at elevations around 2300 to 3000 meters as a small to just large sized, cold growing epiphyte with caespitose, ovoid, ancipitous, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 6 to 8 distichous, uppermoat foliaceous sheaths and carrying narrow, apically acute, conduplicate belo intothe base leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an axillary, provided with 4+, short, widely spaced, close, tubular sheaths, shortly racemose, to more than 14" [35 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered, racemose inflorescence with appressed, scale-like, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying stellate to having the tepals back bent on the flowers

Synonyms Oncidium subuligerum [Rchb.f]Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 11 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 4 2000 photo; Orchid Species Culture, Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium subuligerum; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo not; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium subuligerum; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 photo/drawing fide