Rodriguezia vasquezii Dodson 1989

Another Angle Photos by Hans-Gerhardt Seeger.

Another Flower Photo by Die Orchidee.

Part shade Warm Summer

Common Name Vasquez's Rodriguezia [Bolivian Orchid Collector Current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, lightly compressed, smooth, narrowly fusiform pseuedobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptical, subcoriaceous, conduplicate towards the base leaf that blooms in the summer on a basal, racemose, [3.2" [87 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Bolivia Plate 370 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 31 1905 - 1976 Brieger 1995 drawing/photo good;