Odontoglossum punctulatum (Dressler) Dalström & W.E.Higgins 2018

SECTION Oncidioides SERIES Pictum Dalstrom etal 2020

Photo by Willibald Koniger

Common Name The Spottted Odontoglossum

Flower Size .88" [2.2 cm]

Found in Chiriqui and Verguas provinces of Panama in cloud forests at elevations of 1300 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with narrowly ovate, laterally compressed, ancipitose pseudobulbs almost completely enveloped by large leaf-beaqring sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, apical, oblong-lanceolate, acute, conduplicate below into the base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an axillary, sometimes followed after flowering by a second inflorecence on the other side of the pseduobulb, ascending to erect, slightly curved, peduncle distincly longer than the rachis, rachis racemose, occasionally with a single branch, 12 to 16" [30 to 40 cm] long overall, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying non frgrant flowers.

Synonyms *Oncidium punctulatum Dressler 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Oncidium Vol 3 Koniger 2007 drawing/photo fide; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 photo/drawing fide