Sigmatostalix aristulifera Kraenzl. 1922

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Common Name The Short Inflorescence Sigmatostalix

Flower Size

Found Colombia to Ecuador at elevations around 1400 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with oblong, compressed pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by several distichous, overlapping bracts, and carrying a single, apical, linear-lanceolate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a 9" [22 cm] long, paniculate inflorescence carrying several successive flowers arising on a newly matured pseudobulb.

Synonyms Oncidium aristuliferum [Kranzl] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium chrysops drawing ok; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 as S sp #4066 - Vol 6 errata = S arisulifera photo not = S dilatata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium aristuliferum;

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