Rodriguezia dressleriana R.González 1974 publ. 1975

Another Angle

Lip and column detail Photos by © Lista de Orquideas Mexicanas Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © ROBERTO GONZALEZ TAMAYO and The Herbarium AMO Website


Common Name Dressler's Rodriguezia [American Botanist in Central America current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Nayarit and Jalisco states of Mexico at elevations around 1330 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to short, green, compressed, close set, subspherical-ovoid to oblong-ovoid, longitudinally rugose pseudobulbsa carrying a single, apical, oblanceolate to elliptic, conduplicate below, obtuse, mucronate, coriaceous, carinate, green, enite margin leaves taht blooms in the later spring on a lateral, racemose, pendulous, peduncle short, terete, 2 to 5, flowered inflorescenece with deltoid, sub-amplexicaul, acuminate, scarious floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995