Oncidium francoi (Cetzal & Carnevali) in ed. SECTION Cebolletae Photo by W. Cetzal-Ix and Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade

Common Name Franco's Oncidium [Franco Pupulin's Oncidium [Costa Rican Botanist current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in tropical deciduous and pine oak forests at sea level to 300 meters as a miniature to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that is a nateral hybrid between O ascendens and O brachyphyllum that blooms in the winter

Synonyms *Cohniella francoi Cetzal & Carnevali 2013; Trichocentrum francoi (Cetzal & Carnevali) J.M.H.Shaw2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade as Cohniella x francoi photo fide;

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