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Oncidium isopterum Equal Winged Oncidium


Equal Winged Oncidium , Oncidium isopterum


Oncidium isopterum Lindl.1837 SECTION Synsepala ,Plant Photos by Amerigo Docha Neto and the Orchidstudium Webpage

Partial Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Equal Winged Oncidium

Found in northeastern Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a warm to cool growing terrestrial with small, eggshaped, closely compresssed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several pairs of opposite, conduplicate, imbricate, leafless and leaf bearing sheaths and carrying 2, oblong-lanceolate, acute, rigid, leathery, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, basal, racemose to paniculate, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence that if branched has several wide spaced flowers to each one.

Synonyms Ampliglossum isopterum (Lindl.) Campacci 2006; Coppensia isoptera (Lindl.) Campacci 2006