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Oncidium paranapiacabense Paranapicaba Oncidium

 

Paranapicaba Oncidium, Oncidium paranapiacabense

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Oncidium paranapiacabense Hoehne 1938 SECTION Synsepala Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Jaime Combadao and the Forest website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Paranapicaba Oncidium [A mountain range in Sao Paulo state of Brazil]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo state Brazil amongst boulders near promonotories as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovate, elongate, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying 3 apical leaves and blooms in the spring on an erect, 28" to 40" [70 to 100 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Ampliglossum paranapiacabense (Hoehne) Campacci 2006; Coppensia paranapiacabensis (Hoehne) Campacci 2006

 

 

 

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