Oncidium schwambachiae V.P.Castro & Toscano 1983photo by Delfina Araujo and her Oncidium Webpage

Common Name Schwambach's Oncidium

Flower Size .35" [.7 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in wet humid forests at elevations around 500 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, small pseudobulbs enveloped by papery sheaths and carrying a single, dark green, red to purple spotted, acute, conduplicate shortly below into the base leaf that blooms on a basal, usually branched, to 5.2" [13 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying very fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Lophiaris schwambachiae (V.P.Castro & Toscano) Senghas 1997

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as Lophiaris schwambachii; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006 as Lophiaris schwambachii;

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