Odontoglossum alvarezii P.Ortiz 2001 Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name Alvarez's Odontoglossum [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and my personal friend current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca Colombia in cloud forests at elevations of 2800 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007 photo fide;