Odontoglossum galianoi (Dalström & P. Nuñez) Dalström 2012 SECTION Parviflorum Dalstrom 2020

Photo By © Guido Deburghgraeve and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Plant and Flowers

Photos By © Rebecca Repasky and the Atrium Website

Part shade Cold Summer

Common Name Galiano's Odontoglossum [Washington Galiano Sanchez Peruvian Biology professor and Co discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Cusco department of Peru in wet cloud forets at elevations of 2800 to 3200 metrers as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with caespitose, ovoid, ancipitous, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped by 6 to 8 distichous, uppermost folaceous sheaths and carrying 1 to 3, oblong-elliptic to narrowly obovate, conduplicate, shortrly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, erect to suberect, slightly fractiflex, racemose, 5.6 to 6.4" [14 to 16 cm] long, 8 to 10 flowered infloresccence with conspicuous, as longas to longer than the pedicel and ocvary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, stellate flowers.

Synonyms Oncidium galianoi (Dalström & P.Nuñez) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008; *Solenidiopsis galianoi Dalström & Nuñez 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Oncidium galianoi; LANKESTERIANA 12(1), Dalstrom April 2012. © Universidad de Costa Rica, 2012 as Odontoglossum galianoi; The Odontoglossum Story Dalstrom, Higgins & Deburghgraeve 2020 photo/drawing fide