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Oncidium warmingii Warming's Oncidium

 

Warming's Oncidium, Oncidium warmingii

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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 Collector 1800's]

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

 

 

 

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