Schiedeella dressleri Szlach. 1996 Drawing by Vasquez & Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name Dressler's Schiedeella

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1700 to 1800 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a glabrous, erect, rather delicate stem carrying no leaves at blooming which opccurs in the late winter and early spring on an erect, rachis 4 to 4.8" [10 to 12 cm] long, lax at the base, dense towards the apex, to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally fragrant flowers

Synonyms Schiedeella arizonica f. virescens P.M.Br. 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Field Guide tothe Wild Orchids of Texas PM Brown 2008 drawing/photo fide;