Rodriguezia chimorensis Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 TYPE Drawing by © Dodson and Vasquez and Icones Plantarum Tropicarum


Common Name The Chimore Rodriguezia [A town in Cochabamba Bolivia]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in citrus and tropical wet forests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to n ovate, flattened, smooth, pseudobulb enveloped basally by imbricate, acuminate leaf sheaths the apical ones folicaeous and carrying coriaceous, rigid, pale green, leaves linear, basally and apically tapering leaves that blooms in the late spring through early summer on a basal, lateral, arched, racemose, to 4" [10 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying showy, white flowers with light magenta spots


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 369 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995