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Oncidium fasciferum Bundle-Carrying Oncidium


Bundle-Carrying Oncidium, Oncidium fasciferum


Oncidium fasciferum Rchb.f. & Warsz. 1854 SECTION Oblongata Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Bundle-Carrying Oncidium [refers to the column's wings]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 1500 to 2200 meters as medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with clustered, narrowly ovate, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 to 3 leafbearing sheaths and carrying 2, erect, oblong-lanceolate, narrowing below into the conduplicate petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect to arching, slender, to 39" [to 100 cm] long, axillary, numerously flowered, paniculate, 30 branched inflorescence carrying 4 to 8 flowers on each branch, arising on a mature pseudobulb