Oncidium chrysopterum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1911 SECTION Barbata Photo courtesy of Americo Docha Neto and Orchidstudium

Part Shade Hot Warm Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Golden Yellow Winged Oncidium [refers to the column wings]

Flower Size.8" [2 cm]

Found in Rondonia and Mato Grosso states of Brazil and Bolivia at elevations of 200 to 600 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with elliptic pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 3, apical leaves that blooms in the fall on a semi-erect, to 20" [to 50 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Alatiglossum chrysopterum (Lindl.) Baptista 2006; Gomesa chrysoptera (Lindl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2009; *Oncidium macropetalum var. chrysopterum Lindl.1855

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium chrysopterum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; Orchids of Brazil Vol 1 Oncidinae Baptista, Harding & Neto 2011 as Alatiglossum chrysopterum photo fide

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