Oncidium nubigenum Lindl. 1833 - See Caucaea nubigena (Lindl.) N.H. Williams & M.W. Chase 2001 Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

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Common Name The Mist Growing Oncidium

Flower Size 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at 2500 to 3500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with clustered, narrowly ovoid to conical, somewhat compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several pairs of imbricating sheaths and carrying 1 or 2 apical, linear-elliptic ot oblanceolate, acute or acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a 2' [60 cm] long, slender, erect or arching, purplish green in color, loosely paniculate or racemose inflorescence with several to many [8 to 12], small to medium sized, variable colored flowers.

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