Oncidium veltenianum (V.P.Castro & Chiron) Königer 2005 SECTION Waluewa Photo courtesy of © Dalton Holland Baptista © Photo by Vittorino Castro Neto and Orchidstudium

Part shadeHotWarm Summer

Common Name or Meaning Velten's Oncidium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Espiritu Santo Brazil in montane rainforest at elevations of 500 to 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with elongate, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2 apical, erect, obovate to elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, basal, paniculate, shortly few branched, erect to arching, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Baptistonia velteniana V.P.Castro & Chiron 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol II Plate 120 Castro Neto 2006 as Baptistonia veltenianum drawing good/photo fide

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