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Oncidium guianense Guyana Tolumnia

 

Guyana Tolumnia , Oncidium guianense

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Tolumnia guianensis (Aubl.) Braem 1986

Common Name The Guyana Tolumnia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Bahamas, Hispanola and Cuba in dry and humid subtropical forests from sealevel to 700 meters as a miniature, hot to warm growing, fan epiphyte with 5 to 6, thick, conduplicate, sickle-shaped, acute, bronze-green leaves that blooms in the late winter on an axillary, to 16" [40 cm] long, many [10 to 15] flowered, racemose to shortly paniculate inflorescence with an occasional, few short branches towards the bottom of the raceme all arising through the leaf axils and carrying the to 20 flowers in an apical cluster.

Synonyms Oncidium desertorum Nash ex Withner 1967; Oncidium guianense f. aureorubrum (Moir) Withner 1980; Oncidium desertorum var. alborubrum ( Moir & Hawkes ) Garay 1970; Oncidium desertorum var. album ( Moir & Hawkes ) Garay 1970; Oncidium desertorum var. aureorubrum (Moir) 1972; Oncidium guianensis (Braem) Garay 1973; Oncidium guianense f. album (Moir & A.D.Hawkes) Withner 1980; Oncidium guianense f. aureorubrum (Moir) Withner 1980;Oncidium guianense subsp. alborubrum (Moir & A.D.Hawkes) Withner 1980 ; Oncidium guianense var. alborubrum ( Moir & Hawkes ) Withner 1979; Oncidium guianense ( Aubl. ) Garay var. album ( Moir & Hawkes ) K.S.Wilson 1979; Oncidium guianense var. aureorubrum (Moir) K.S.Wilson 1979; Oncidium intermedium Bert ex Spreng. 1826; Oncidium intermedium Knwl. & Westc. 1838; Oncidium intermedium Knowles & Westc. var. alborubrum Moir & Hawkes 1967; Oncidium intermedium Knowles & Westc. var. album Moir & Hawkes 1967; Oncidium lemonianum Lindl. 1835; Ophyrs aloidea Poiret 1798; *Ophrys guianensis Aubl.1775; Tolumnia lemoniana (Lindl.) Braem 1986; Tolumnia lemoniana ssp lemoniana Braem 1990

 

 

 

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