Eloyella dalstroemii Dodson 1994 Drawing by © Dalstrom and The Epidendra Website

Common NameDalstroem's Eloyella [Swedish Orchid Artist and Collector of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem; pseudobulb ovate,flattened, ancipitous, single leafed apically and eveloped basally by imbricating, distichous, foliaceous sheaths carrying, flattened, held in a fan, knife shaped, acute, articlated to the sheath base leaves that blooms on an axillary, from an upper sheath, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, simultaneously opening, 3 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 19 #2 pg 140-141 1994 Dodson drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador #87 225[3] Dodson & Luer 2010 drawing fide;