Rodriguezia arevaloi Schltr. 1924 Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding


Common Name Arevalo's Rodriguezia [South American Orchid Collector early 20th century]

Flower Size .7" [1.7 cm]

Found in Caqueta Colombia at elevations around 800 to 900 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with ovate, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to strap shaped, coriaceous to leathery, acute leaves that blooms on an axillary, racemose, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying, small tubular flowers

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Beitrage Zur Orchideenkunde Von Colombia 27:104 Schlechter 1924; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 as R batemanii photo caption incorrect photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;