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Orchid Species: Odontoglossum lueddemannii

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Odontoglossum lueddemannii is an orchid species identified by Regel in 1859.
Genus
Odontoglossum (Odm.)
Grex
lueddemannii
Parents
Species
Author
Regel
Year
1859
ORIGIN: From Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and in Venezuela as a small to medium sized, cold to warm growing species is found epiphytically and sometimes terrestrially in the paramo [mist forest] that forms at 1900-3000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: From Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and in Venezuela as a small to medium sized, cold to warm growing species is found epiphytically and sometimes terrestrially in the paramo [mist forest] that forms at 1900-3000 meters with ellipsoid-ovoid, flattened pseudobulbs subtended by several scarious, 2 to 4, conduplicate below and leaf-bearing above sheaths and carrying a single, apical, elliptic-lanceolate, apiculate, leaf that is conduplicate basally and blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, to 1 1/2' [30 to 60 cm]long, racemose, laxly few to several [4 to 12] flowered inflorescence arising from on a a mature pseudobulb from the leaf bearing sheaths with lanceolate, acuminate bracts. Pots or tree fern mounts suit this species fine as well as cool to warm temperatures never hot, high humidity, and semi-shade.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 inches [4 to 7.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Rhynchostele Rst cordata 1993 (Lindl.) Soto Arenas & Salazar
Add+ Lemboglossum Lem cordatum 1984 (Lindl.) Halb.
Add+ Odontoglossum Odm cordatum 1838 Lindl.
Add+ Rhynchostele Rst cordatum
Add+ Rhynchostele Rst duvivieriana 1993 (Rchb.f.) Soto Arenas & Salazar
Add+ Rhynchostele Rst cordata f. alba
Add+ Amparoa Amp cordata 2009 (Lindl.) Archila
Add+ Amparoa Amp duvivieriana 2009 (Rchb.f.) Archila
Add+ Odontoglossum Odm duvivierianum 1890 (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
Add+ Odontoglossum Odm hookeri 1856 Lem.
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