Rodriguezia luteola N.E.Br. 1883 Drawing by Dunsterville & Garay and Ven. Orchids Illus. Vol 5 1966

Common Name The Yellowish Rodriguezia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Venezuela?, Guyana and northern Brazil in semi-deciduous woods at elevations around 500 to 900 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a branching, scandent, tough rhizome enveloped by persistent gray sheaths with .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] between each highly compressed, ovate, small pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, and two sheathing, coriaceous, rigid, mid nerve sulcate, dorsally sharply angled, linear, acuminate leaves that blooms on an axillary, peduncle short, 2.8" [7 cm] long, 2 ranked, arching to sub-pendent, densely several flowered inflorescence carrying yellowy cream colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995