Oncidium warmingii Rchb. f. 1881 SECTION Synsepala Photo courtesy of
Dalton Holland Baptista
Part shade Warm to Cold Fall
Common Name or Meaning Warming's Oncidium [Danish Orchid
Flower Size .8" [2 cm]
Found in La Caraša - Pic Da Carapuša - Minas Gerais, Brazil and
Venezuela in oipen rocky places, shrublandws and rarely in forests
at elevations around 800 to 2700 meters as a small sized, warm to
cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte with cylindrical, smooth,
slightly to strongly compressed and lightly grooved with age
pseudobulbs with an occasional basal leaf-bearing sheath and
carrying 2, apical, light green, acute, lanceolate, thin, stiff
leaves that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, paniculate, to 39"
[100 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature
pseudobulb with 3 to 4, short, loosely 3 to 7 flowered branches and
carrying scentless flowers.
Synonyms Ampliglossum warmingii (Rchb.f.) Campacci 2006;
Coppensia warmingii (Rchb.f.) Campacci 2006; Oncidium gomesii Cogn.
1906; Oncidium vagans C. Schweinf. 1958