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Oncidium paranapiacabense Paranapicaba Oncidium


Paranapicaba Oncidium, Oncidium paranapiacabense


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