~Oncidium bicolor Lindl.1843 - See Oncidium bifolium Sims 1812 SECTION Synsepala Photo by Karl Senghas and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Two-Colored Oncidium

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Not to be confused with Odontoglossum bicolor Lindl. = Oncidium bicolor [Lindl.] Beer 1853, this is a real species found in Brazil?, Colombia? and Venezuela in the eastern coastal mountains at elevations of 1070 to 1220 meters as a cool growing epiphyte with yellow flowers speckled in brown.

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