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Oncidium sylvestre Forest Dwelling Tolumnia


Forest Dwelling Tolumnia , Oncidium sylvestre


Tolumnia sylvestris (Lindl.) Braem 1986 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Forest Dwelling Tolumnia

Flower Size 1"

Found in Hispanola and Cuba in clumps of grass and leaf deitrius as a small sized, fan shaped, warm to hot growing, equitant terrestrial in grass clumps with a few distichous, linear to linear-lanceolatae, falcate, carinate, acute, serrulate leaves that blooms on an erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, lateral, slender, terete, distally densely several to many flowered raceme or few branched panicle with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Oncidium sylvestre Lindl. 1858; Oncidium variegatum subsp. sylvestre (Lindl.) Withner 1980