Oncidium enderianum hort. 1892 SECTION Crispa Photo courtesy of Eric
Hunt, plant grown by Dan Newman Of Hanging Gardens
Common Name Ender's Oncidium [English Orchid Collector 1800's]
Flower Size 1.5 to 2.4" [3.8 to 6 cm]
Endemic to Brazil as a clump growing, small sized, warm to cool
growing epiphyte with oblong to elliptic, slightly laterally
compressed, longitudinally ridged, dull olive green pseudobulbs
carrying a single, strap-shaped, leathery, obtuse leaf that blooms
in the fall and winter on an erect to arching, many branched , 40"
[1 meter] long, several [8 to 16] flowered inflorescence with showy,
fragrant [lilacs] flowers. This species does best mounted on tree
Said to be very close to O praetextum.