Rodriguezia strobelii Garay 1956 Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Side View of Flower Photo by The Orquidea Ecuador Galley

Fragrance Part shade Hot Warm Fall THROUGH EARLYWinter

Common Name Strobell's Rodriguezia [Ecuadorian Orchid Collector in Ecuador 1900's]

Flower Size 1.4 [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru in dry tropical cloudforests at elevations around 200 to 1300 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with narrowly elliptical, laterally compressed pseudopbulbs enveloped basally by several, distichous, imbricating, conduplicate sheaths with the uppermost being leaf bearing and carrying a single, apical, ovate,unequally bilobed apically, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaf that blooms i nthe fall and early winter on an axillary, 2 to 3" [5 to 7.5 cm] long, 5 to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying faintly fragrant flowers

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination, I need more references.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 26 No 1 1957 photo fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 281 Dodson 1980 drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995; Orchids from The Coast Of Ecuador Arosemana, Jurado, Estrada and Konanz 1988 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006