Oncidium zelenkoanum Dressler & Pupulin 2003 SECTION Oncidium

Plant and Flowers in situ Ecuador Photos by Dave Tidaback

Common Name Zelenko's Oncidium [Ecuadorian Author and Expert on Oncidium Current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Panama in the crowns of tall trees at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovate to elliptical, strongly laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs carrying a single, oblong-lanceolate leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, to ascending to nodding, paniculate, 10 to 15 branched, each one 3 to 7 flowered, 8 to 24" [20 to 60 cm] long inflorescence carrying scentless flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lankesteriana 8: 37. 2003; Oncidium Vol 3 Koniger 2007 photo/drawing fide