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Oncidium fimbriatum Fringed Oncidium


Fringed Oncidium , Oncidium fimbriatum


Oncidium fimbriatum Lindley. 1833 SECTION Waluela Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Fringed Oncidium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Brazil and Paraguay in cool mountains and warmer lowlands at elevations of 150 to 450 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte with dark green, terete pseudobulbs carry two, apical, strap-shaped, acute leaves and blooms in the fall and winter on a 24 to 35" [60 to 90 cm] long, arching, basal, several to many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Baptistonia fimbriata (Lindl.) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004; Oncidium cruciatum Rchb. f. 1878; Oncidium godseffianum Kraenzl. 1896; Oncidium hecatanthum Kranzlin 1911