Miltonia flava Lindl.1848 Photo By Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid FOundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Drawing Drawing By Reichenbach 1854

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Common Name The Yellow Miltonia

Flower Size 2 to 2.5" [5 to 6.25 cm]

Found in Rio De Janiero Brazil in hot humid lowlands at elevations of sealevel to 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with somewhat compressed pseudobulbs enveloped by 1 to 2 leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2, linear-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect to arching, slightly flattened, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Miltonia anceps (Klotzsch) Lindl.1854; Miltonia pinelii Rchb.f. 1854; Odontoglossum anceps Klotzsch 1851; Oncidium anceps (Klotzsch) Rchb.f. 1863

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 as M anceps drawing; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as M anceps; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as M anceps drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as M anceps; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as M anceps; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Allance Baker 2006

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