Oncidium peltiforme Königer 1999 SECTION Oblongata Photo by © Byron Rinke

Another Flower Photo by © Linda & Mikael Karlbom, Sweden

Another Inflorescence Photo by © Lourens Grobler

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Shield or Dish-Shaped Oncidium [refers to the lip's shape]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an ovate, strongly compressed, ancipitous pseudobulb carrying 2 apical, oblong-lanceolate leaves that blooms on a paniculate, arching to ascending, 3 to 5, short branched each with 2 to 3 flowering below, 12" [30 cm] long, several flowered, racemose above inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI; Orchids Vol 2 Koniger 2005 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Allinace Bakers 2006;

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