Oncidium fimbriatum Lindley. 1833 SECTION Waluela Photo by Lourens Grobler

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Common Name The Fringed Oncidium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Brazil and Paraguay in cool mountains and warmer lowlands at elevations of 150 to 450 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte with dark green, terete pseudobulbs carrying two, apical, strap-shaped, acute leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a 24 to 35" [60 to 90 cm] long, arching, basal, several to many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Baptistonia fimbriata (Lindl.) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004; Oncidium cruciatum Rchb. f. 1878; Oncidium godseffianum Kraenzl. 1896; Oncidium hecatanthum Kranzlin 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 drawing good; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium hecatanthum; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium godseffianum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006 as Baptistonia fimbriata; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002; Orchids of Brazil Vol 1 Oncidinae Baptista, Harding & Neto 2011 as Baptistonia cornigera photo ok

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