Oncidium pectorale Lindl. 1840 SECTION Crispa Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler.

Part shade Warm CoolSpring

Common Name The Adorned Oncidium

Flower Size 1.4" [3.4 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Santa Catarina states of Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, laterally compressed, light green, longitudinally grooved pseudobulbs carrying 2, erect to spreading, linear-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the narrow, conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a robust, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, flexuous, light green, paniculate, loosely several branched, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anettea pectoralis (Lindl.) Szlach. & Mytnik 2006; Brasilidium pectorale (Lindl.) Campacci 2006; Gomesa pectoralis (Lindl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2009; Oncidium mantinii God.-Leb. 1888; Oncidium pectorale var. mantinii (God.-Leb.) Cogn.1905

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

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