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Oncidium schillerianum Schiller's Oncidium

 

Schiller's Oncidium, Oncidium schillerianum

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Oncidium schillerianum Rchb.f. 1854 SECTION Oblongata Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Cool Cold

Common Name Schiller's Oncidium [German Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia and Peru at elevations of 2300 to 2600 meters as a large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial on and between bushes with distant, oblong-ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 pairs of imbricate sheaths and carrying 2, apical, oblong, subacute and obliquely bilobed apically, narrowing below in to the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the

I have had difficulty with this photo. Often given as a synonym of O maizifolium but the photo basically fits description in Schweinfurth but there is no drawing and the colors stated are not correct for photo. Use with caution.

 

 

 

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