Oncidium palaciosii Dodson 1996 SECTION Serpentia Drawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website

LATER EARLY

Common Name Palacio's Oncidium

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Napo and Pastaza provinces of Ecuador at elevations around 1650 meters as as small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a long, creeping, twining, occasionally branching stem giving rise to a green, almost circular, strongly laterally flattened, ancipitous pseudobulb enveloped basally by 2 to 5, distichous, imbricate, longitudinally folded, close fitting, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, narrowly ovate, acute, abruptly rounded below into the short, narrow base leaf that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a basal, through an axil of a basal sheath, to .8" [2 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Brevilongium palaciosii (Dodson) Christenson 2006; Otoglossum palaciosii (Dodson) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006;

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