Rhynchostele uroskinneri (Lindl.) Lindl. 1859 Photo by © Jay Pfahl

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Common Name Ure-Skinner's Rhynchostele [English ORchid Collector in Guatemala]

Flower Size to 2 1/2" [to 6.5 cm]

Found in Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico on rocks at high elevations as a large sized, cold to cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte with ovoid, compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs subtended by 3 to 4 foliaceous sheaths carrying 1 to 3, flexuous, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a rigidly erect, usually simple, 3' [90 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate bracts and showy, long-lasting, fragrant flowers occuring in the summer and fall.

Synonyms Amparoa uroskinneri (Lindl.) Archila 2009; Cymbiglossum uroskinneri (Lindl.) Halb. 1983; Lemboglossum uroskinneri [Lindl.] Halbinger 1984; *Odontoglossum uroskinneri Lindl. 1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Odontoglossum uroskinneri; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Odontoglossum uro-skinneri drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Odontoglossum uroskinneri; ORQUIDEA (Méx. ) 8(2) Hagsater 1982 as Odontoglossum uriskinneri drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 No 1 1984 photo as Odontoglossum uro-skinneri; ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 9(2): Halbinger 1984 as Lemboglossum uroskinneri; ORQUIDEA (Méx. ) 10 (1) ABRIL 1986 as Lemboglossum uroskinneri; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 as Lemboglossum uroskinneri photo fide; *Orquídea (Méx.) 13(1-2): 151. Soto, Salazar y Rojas 1993; Rudolf Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002; Icones Orchidacearum 5 - 6 Orchids of Mexico Part 2 - 3 Plate 659 Hagsater & Soto 2002 drawing fide